TOKYO (AFP) - Nine people were killed after a powerful earthquake hit southern Japan, collapsing homes, sparking fires and injuring hundreds, officials said on Friday as rescuers worked through the night to find residents feared trapped in rubble.
JUST IN: North Korea's attempted missile launch failed: South Korea's defence ministry
Earlier reports said North Korea had been making preparations to launch mid-range ballistic missiles, possibly to mark the birthday of its late founding president Kim Il Sung on Friday (April 15). http://str.sg/4kDM PHOTO: AFP
Football: Liverpool stun Dortmund in seven-goal thriller
Liverpool added another fairytale comeback to the history books as they fought back from 3-1 down against Borussia Dortmund to reach the Europa League semi-finals after Dejan Lovren's towering stoppage-time header secured a 4-3 win on Thursday (April 14).
Lovren rose at the far post to rifle home his header in the first minute of added time, recalling memories of Liverpool's 2005 Champions League final comeback against AC Milan and propelling them into the last four with a 5-4 aggregate victory. http://str.sg/4kDG PHOTO: REUTERS
Weather & traffic update
Thundery showers with gusty winds over many areas in the morning.
Heavy traffic on PIE (towards Tuas) between Bedok North Rd and KPE exit, and KPE (towards ECP) at PIE(Tuas) exit. Accident on Alexandra Road (towards Hyderabad Road) after Depot Road. Drive safe!
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