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No Filipino hurt in explosion in Sapporo, Japan

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said no Filipino was among those injured in the explosion in Sapporo, Japan on Sunday.

Firefighters work at the scene after an explosion at a restaurant in Sapporo, in the northern Hokkaido prefecture on December 16, 2018 (AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN)

Firefighters work at the scene after an explosion at a restaurant in Sapporo, in the northern Hokkaido prefecture on December 16, 2018
(AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN)

According to the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo, police reported that no Filipinos were among the 42 individuals injured in the blast, which took place at a restaurant in Toyohara District.

Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel V reported that authorities are still investigating the cause of the blast, which media reports say may have been caused by a gas leak.

Laurel also sent a letter to Hokkaido Gov. Harumi Takahashi, expressing the Embassy’s sympathies to those affected by the explosion.

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