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Smoke billows from the entrance of the collapsed Sasago tunnel as police and fire workers (bottom) gather in preparation for their rescue operation on the Chuo expressway in Koshu city, Yamanashi prefecture, some 80-kilometre west of Tokyo on December 2, 2012. At least seven people are missing after concrete ceiling panels along a section of highway tunnel collapsed in Japan. The accident occurred on Tokyo-bound lanes inside the Sasago tunnel on the Chuo Expressway, some 80 kilometres (50 miles) west of the capital, at around 8:00 am on December 2, an official at the expressway traffic police said. ==JAPAN OUT== AFP PHOTO / Motoki Nakashima / YOMIURI SHIMBUN (Photo credit should read Motoki Nakashima/AFP/Getty Images)
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Smoke billows from the entrance of the collapsed Sasago tunnel as police and fire workers (bottom) gather in preparation for their rescue operation on the Chuo expressway in Koshu city, Yamanashi prefecture, some 80-kilometre west of Tokyo on December 2, 2012. At least seven people are missing after concrete ceiling panels along a section of highway tunnel collapsed in Japan. The accident occurred on Tokyo-bound lanes inside the Sasago tunnel on the Chuo Expressway, some 80 kilometres (50 miles) west of the capital, at around 8:00 am on December 2, an official at the expressway traffic police said. ==JAPAN OUT== AFP PHOTO / Motoki Nakashima / YOMIURI SHIMBUN (Photo credit should read Motoki Nakashima/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 02, 2012
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Smoke billows from the entrance of the collapsed Sasago tunnel as... News Photo 157303579Assembling,Billow,Building Entrance,City,Emergencies and Disasters,Fire,Firefighter,Japan,Natural Disaster,Occupation,Operating,Police,Preparation,Rescue,Rescue Worker,Road,Ruined,Smoke,Tokyo Prefecture,Tunnel,Vertical,Yamanashi PrefecturePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPSmoke billows from the entrance of the collapsed Sasago tunnel as police and fire workers (bottom) gather in preparation for their rescue operation on the Chuo expressway in Koshu city, Yamanashi prefecture, some 80-kilometre west of Tokyo on December 2, 2012. At least seven people are missing after concrete ceiling panels along a section of highway tunnel collapsed in Japan. The accident occurred on Tokyo-bound lanes inside the Sasago tunnel on the Chuo Expressway, some 80 kilometres (50 miles) west of the capital, at around 8:00 am on December 2, an official at the expressway traffic police said. ==JAPAN OUT== AFP PHOTO / Motoki Nakashima / YOMIURI SHIMBUN (Photo credit should read Motoki Nakashima/AFP/Getty Images)