9 Found Dead in Japan Elderly Home after Typhoon: Police
In this image made from video, two people brace themselves in strong winds from Typhoon Nepartak in Taitung, south eastern Taiwan, Friday, July 8, 2016. Power was partially restored in Taiwan on Friday after Nepartak slammed into the island’s eastern coast with ferocious winds and torrential rains. (EBC via AP Video) mb.com.ph
by Agence France-Presse
Nine people were found dead inside a home for elderly people in northern Japan, police said Wednesday, after a powerful typhoon tore through the region the previous day.
“We are trying to confirm the identities of these bodies,” Iwate prefectural police Shuko Sakamoto told AFP, confirming that nine corpses were found inside the care home in the town of Iwaizumi which suffered flooding.