Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 213 in Ishikawa Pref. (Update 1)

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Police search for missing persons in Wajiima, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Wednesday.

The death toll in Ishikawa Prefecture rose to 213 as of 9 a.m. Thursday following the Jan. 1 disaster, with 98 in deaths recorded in Suzu, 83 in Wajima, 20 in Anamizu, five in Nanao, four in Noto, two in Shika and one in Hakui, the prefecture said Thursday.

A person in Suzu, who was reported missing after the tsunami, was confirmed dead. The number of people unaccounted for stood at 52, it said.