11 Mar '11, 7am

Damage reports from the 8.8 magnitude earthquake: Flooding, stopped trains, buildings on fire

Damage reports from the 8.8 magnitude earthquake: Flooding, stopped trains, buildings on fire

Thirty minutes after the quake, tall buildings were still swaying in Tokyo and mobile phone networks were not working. Japan's Coast Guard has set up task force and officials are standing by for emergency contingencies, Coast Guard official Yosuke Oi said. 'I'm afraid we'll soon find out about damages, since the quake was so strong,' he said -- AP

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