Japan’s historic Tsukiji fish market catches fire

Firefighters have extinguished a blaze at Japan’s famous Tsukiji fish market – the largest in the world and a top tourist attraction. The 80-year-old Tokyo market is known for its tuna auctions which supply many of the capital’s top sushi restaurants.
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