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Tornados tear off roofs in eastern Japan

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Tornados hit eastern Japan on Wednesday, tearing off roofs, shattering windows and injuring at least three people, two days after twisters ripped through other parts of the region. 

Workers place a blue sheet on a roof damaged after a tornado hit in Yaita, Japan's Tochigi prefecture on September 4, 2013. Tornados hit eastern Japan on Wednesday, tearing off roofs, shattering windows and injuring at least three people, two days after twisters ripped through other parts of the region.

Television footage showed badly damaged houses in Yaita, around 100 kilometres (60 miles) north of Tokyo, some with their roofs peeled off.

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