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Japan landslide death toll rises as searches continue

21 August 2014 Last updated at 06:44 BST

The number of people in Japan known to have been killed in landslides, triggered by torrential rain, has risen to 39.

Hundreds of emergency workers are trying to find people still unaccounted for in the city of Hiroshima.

Sniffer dogs have joined the desperate search though hopes of finding anyone alive are fading, as Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports

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