Massive fire engulfs historic Japanese castle
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Shuri Castle: Huge fire engulfs Japan's 500-year-old site

Japanese fire fighters battled a massive fire that consumed an historic Japanese castle early on Thursday morning.

Shuri Castle, which was originally built 500 years ago, is a Unesco World Heritage site and has been designated a national treasure.

The castle was destroyed during World War Two, and its main hall was reconstructed in the decades that followed.

  • 31 Oct 2019
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