Quake Death Toll Reaches 168 in Ishikawa Pref.; Safety of 323 People Unknown (UPDATE 1)

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Coastal area hit by tsunami is seen in Suzu, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Saturday.

The death toll in Ishikawa Prefecture from the New Year Day’s Noto Peninsula Earthquake grew to 168 as of 2 p.m. on Monday, the prefectural government announced on Monday.

One person is missing in Suzu and the safety of 323 people remains unconfirmed in Ishikawa Prefecture.