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Possibly 120 trapped in N.Z. building where Japanese were studying

As many as 120 people remain trapped in a building in earthquake-devastated Christchurch on Thursday where more than a dozen Japanese students were studying when a 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit the city on New Zealand’s south island Tuesday.

An urban search and rescue team from Japan has already joined other rescue workers to dig through debris at the CanterburyTV building that also housed the King’s Education Ltd. language school where many Japanese and other international students were studying.

Overnight Wednesday, four bodies were pulled from the rubble of the regional television building.

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