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Dozens injured as Japan struck by two tornadoes in three days

4 September 2013 Last updated at 19:05 BST

Thousands of homes have been damaged and dozens of people injured after two tornadoes hit Japan in the space of three days.

Shelters have been opened in the areas affected and authorities have activated emergency plans.

Roopa Suchak reports.

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