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Memorial held in commemoration of 20th anniversary of Ehime Maru accident

  • February 10, 2021
  • , TBS, TV Asahi
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TBS and TV Asahi reported at noon that a memorial service was held in Honolulu on Tuesday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Ehime Maru accident that occurred in waters off Hawaii, in which nine people, including four students of Uwajima Fisheries High School, were killed. The network said although the families of the victims attend the ceremony each year, the number of people at the ceremony this year was limited due to the coronavirus pandemic. The networks said a moment of silence was observed at 1:43 p.m. local time, adding that a memorial was also held at Uwajima Fisheries High School today.

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