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Kumamoto Quake-related deaths top 100

ASO, Kumamoto -- Municipal authorities here announced on Dec. 14 that six deaths between April and September have been confirmed as being related to the Kumamoto Earthquake, bringing the related death total -- separate from direct deaths -- to 102.

The six people were aged between their 50s and their 80s, according to the Aso Municipal Government.

Added to the 50 people killed directly by the April temblors and the five who lost their lives in June to quake-related landslides, the total death toll for the Kumamoto Earthquake has reached 157.

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