TOKYO, April 11 — At least six people were unaccounted for this morning after a landslide hit their houses in southern Japan, local police said.
“Three houses were buried after a landslide” in a mountainous area of Nakatsu City, a police spokesman said.
“Six people (believed to be in there) were unaccounted for after that,” the official said, adding a resident in the neighbourhood called for rescue.
Search operations were continuing while troops are expected to arrive later to help. — AFP