Vietnamese still mising after Japanese quake

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Japan's Kyodo News reported Vietnamese nationals among those still missing in the wake of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

The news agency quoted a senior official from the Japanese Foreign Ministry as saying that 24 foreigners had been killed in the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11.

Several dozen remain missing.

The official listed Chinese, Canadian, South (and North) Koreans, Pakistanis, Filipinos and Americans among the dead.

The missing foreigners include Chinese, South Korean, Filipino, Indonesian and Vietnamese nationals, he added.

On Monday, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it will look into the identities of the missing victim(s), as soon as possible.

The 8.9-magnitude earthquake has so far left 15,057 people dead and 9,121 missing.

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