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New video shows people running from tsunami

March 16, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
New video of the devastation in Japan shows people running down a road as the tsunami rushes into the town of Miyagi.

Miyagi was one of the hardest hit cities after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit the country on Friday. Nearly 8,000 people are still missing.

The video shows how close the people were to the fast-moving water, but luckily, they were on a higher piece of ground, which likely saved their lives.

The water comes close to overflowing their embankment before it's diverted by a hillside.