March 20, 2011 / 2:20 AM / 8 years ago

Japan quake, tsunami death toll put at 8,133 with 12,272 missing

TOKYO (Reuters) - The official death toll from Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami has risen to 8,133 with 12,272 still missing, Kyodo news agency said, citing the police.

Police earlier said they feared more than 15,000 people had died in one prefecture alone, Miyagi, in the March 11 disaster.

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