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EXTENSIVE TYPHOON, : ,'£ DAMAGE CAUSED ¡

IN HIROSHIMA V '

(From Our Correspondent,

George;. Johnston )

Details which have come in on ,tho « typhoon which swept,the Japanese is-, lands of. Southern Honshu,, Kyushu ana ßhikoku last, week, reveal : that among, the thousands . killed. were some of. Japan's leading medical.re- searchists, who. were continuing their investigations, into the results, of/the atomic bombing, of Hiroshima.

The victims included Professor

Shunichi ¡Majimo, Dean of the Med£ cal School of the Kyoto Imperial Uni- versity, and almost the entire medi-

cal and physics faculties of Japan's, second greatest university.' '"' 'T,I>

The edge of. the typhoon cut*-a broad swath of destruction across. Southern Honshu . and", with grim:

irony, the most severe casulties were

inflicted in Hiroshima which earlier - had'"been almost' annihilated . by.ah

atomic'bomb.

In Hiroshima Prefecture 130,000 have ibeen reported as killed, injured or, rendered homeless while 27.00Q\ people are missing, 6,000 houses were1 destroyed and another 50,000 houses were inundated by floods caused < by the terrific rain and almost tidal

waves.

Rioting broke out again" to-day after a brief lull when a grenade was thrown-on to a crowded railway platform. Already t more,, than. 1001

arrests, have been made.

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