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Japanese Pick Up Pieces After Deadly Earthquake

Nine people died after a deadly 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the southwestern town of Mashiki in Kumamoto, Japan.

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Image: A woman cleans up in front of her collapsed house

A woman cleans up in front of her collapsed house Mashiki, Japan on April 15, 2016.

The extent of the deadly 6.5-magnitude earthquake that hit the southwestern Japanese town became clear with the arrival of daylight on Friday — showing collapsed homes and debris-strewn streets as the search for more victims continued.

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Image:  Nobuyuki Morita (R) and his wife assess the damage to their house

Nobuyuki Morita and his wife assess damage to their house.

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Image: Houses with collapsed rooftops and scattered debris left in the aftermath of the earthquake

Houses with collapsed rooftops and scattered debris left in the aftermath of the earthquake.

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Image: A woman walks past destroyed houses

A woman walks past destroyed houses.

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Image: Police officers use a blow horn in their search for survivors

Police officers use a blow horn in their search for survivors.

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Image:A family sits in a tent after being evacuated from their home

A family sits in a tent after being evacuated from their home.

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Image: Men retrieve a bicycle from the rubble of a destroyed house

Men retrieve a bicycle from the rubble of a destroyed house.

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Image: Residents look for their belongings amid debris of a collapsed rooftop

Residents look for their belongings amid debris of a collapsed rooftop.

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Image: An aerial view of construction workers restoring a damaged road located next to a grave yard

An aerial view of construction workers restoring a damaged road located next to a grave yard.

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Image: A man cycles past a collapsed house

A man cycles past a collapsed house.

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Image: Residents assess damage to a housing complex

Residents assess damage to a housing complex.

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Image: A police officer with a sniffer dog patrols a street as he assists in search and rescue efforts

A police officer with a sniffer dog patrols a street as he assists in search and rescue efforts.

Read: Japan Earthquake: Baby Pulled From Rubble Six Hours After Deadly Tremor

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