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Earthquake in Japan: the Russians are not affected

August 16 2005

Russian citizens as a result of today's earthquake in Japan has not suffered.

"Data that a powerful earthquake in Japan injured citizens of Russia have been reported," - said the Russian Embassy.

"The Russian Embassy has the situation under control, in particular, maintains contact with the educated Japanese authorities in connection with this powerful earthquake, a special office" - added a source in the embassy.

According to the latest data available at the Russian embassy in the quake hit about a hundred people, some of them are in serious condition, not dead.

It is also reported that the city of Sendai collapsed panels and floor of one of the swimming pool area of 1000 square meters, commissioned in April this year. As a result, wounding 80 people, 16 of them hospitalized. One victim is in critical condition, reports RIA Novosti.

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