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Tourists left stranded after Osaka quake

Lack of information highlights flaws in emergency response measures

Many foreign tourists like this Indonesian family were left stranded at Osaka station after the earthquake on June 18. (Photo by Tomoki Mera)

OSAKA -- When a magnitude 6.1-earthquake struck the Japanese city of Osaka on Monday, many foreign tourists found themselves stranded and in need of assistance that was not forthcoming.

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