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Photo Special: Stark devastation day after Niigata fire

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A burnt down neighborhood in the Niigata Prefecture city of Itoigawa is seen here from a Mainichi Shimbun helicopter on Dec. 23, 2016, the morning after it was engulfed in flames. (Mainichi)

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