Heat wave kills 15, hospitalizes 8,600 in Japan (10)

KUNA Kuwait News Agency 2014.07.29 11:40
TOKYO, July 29 (KUNA) - A total of 8,580 people were taken to hospital by ambulance with symptoms of heatstroke in the week through July 27 in Japan, 15 of whom died, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Tuesday. Of all the people taken to hospital, about 45 percent were aged 65 or older, the agency said in a preliminary report.
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