18 Mar '11, 3am

The official number of dead and missing after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan has risen to over 16,600: Police

Amid a mass rescue effort there were grim updates indicating severe loss of life along the battered east coast of Honshu island, where the monster waves destroyed or damaged more than 55,380 homes and other buildings. -- AFP

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