Japan PM Abe visits quake-hit Hokkaido as death toll rises to 37

  09 September 2018    Read: 740
Japan PM Abe visits quake-hit Hokkaido as death toll rises to 37

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the quake-hit northern region of Hokkaido on Sunday, as officials confirmed two more deaths, bringing the toll to 37.

Mr Abe toured the city and commercial hub of Sapporo, where last Thursday's 6.6-magnitude jolt left houses tilted and roads cracked.


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