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Azerbaijani studying in Japan Emil Jafarzadeh: I contacted the Azerbaijanis living in Tokyo, Gunma and Osaka, they are safe

11 March 2011 [20:09] - TODAY.AZ
"Aftershocks continue in Tokyo, the airport and railway station are closed," student of Tokyo-based Waseda University Emil Jafarzadeh said.

Jafarzadeh, who is living in the dormitory, said the students were in panic.

"Some students have gathered in the café. The situation is a little bit tense, people are in panic. I contacted the Azerbaijanis living in Tokyo, Gunma and Osaka, they are safe. I am trying to contact other Azerbaijanis. 8.8-magnitude quake hit Ibaraki-ken city of Miyagi prefecture. But there are various reports about the magnitude of the quake. In Tokyo they say 5-6 magnitude quake happened. According to some reports, the height of tsunami reached even 10 meters in some regions of Japan," he said.

Emil Jafarzadeh said weak aftershocks continue in Tokyo.

"Mobile communication has not been restored. Fire broke out in the oil refinery in Chiba. There are casualties, but the number of the dead is not publicized," he said.


/APA/
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