Prime Minister of Japan visited Hokkaido, where the earthquake occurred

© AFP 2018 / Rhede Jiji earthquake in the atsumi city of Hokkaido Prefecture in Japan. September 7, 2018Prime Minister of Japan visited Hokkaido, where the earthquake occurred© AFP 2018 / Jiji Press

The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe visited on Sunday the Northern island of Hokkaido, where the result of a powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7, killed at least 37 people.

According to the Agency Kyodo and the TV channel NHK, Japanese Prime Minister visited the district of Kyoto to Sapporo and visited the helicopter region gathering numerous landslides of Akashima.

It is also assumed that Abe will visit evacuation centers in the settlements, and Automate Anpin and communicate with victims.

On Wednesday night in Hokkaido, earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7. In the village of Atsumi, where the force of tremors reached a maximum on the Japanese scale level of 7 points has occurred multiple landslides. Two days after the earthquake in Hokkaido occurred 125 aftershock aftershocks.

According to the latest reports, the aftershocks killed at least 37 people, one person is in a state of clinical death, two people missing.

In works on liquidation of consequences of the earthquake involved about 7 thousand employees of the defense forces, police and fire services.

Prime Minister of Japan visited Hokkaido, where the earthquake occurred© Infographical worst natural disasters of the XXI century

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