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A tunnel collapses on a highway in Japan

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

An unknown number of cars are trapped  after a tunnel collapsed on a highway in Japan.

Authorities say seven people are feared missing.

About 330 feet of the 2 point 5 mile tunnel collapsed.

Smoke from a fire inside prevented rescuers from approaching.

Police are still trying to learn the exact situation inside the tunnel.

We will keep you updated as this story develops.

 

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