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December 5th, 2012
Japan Orders Inspections After Fatal Tunnel Collapse

Revelations that aging bolts and rods may have led to the devastating highway tunnel collapse that claimed at least nine lives in Japan over the weekend has sparked nationwide anxiety over the safety of decades-old infrastructure. Thus far, a total of nine bodies have been pulled out from the debris of a fallen highway tunnel, built in the 1970s, the Yamanashi prefecture police said on Monday. The victims had been traveling in three separate cars through the 4.7-kilometer Sasago tunnel, located in a hilly region on a major highway linking the cities of Nagoya and Tokyo, when thick concrete slabs plunged onto the vehicles Sunday morning. Read More