April 29, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

April 29, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1.The Japan Coast Guard has confirmed that the object found on the seabed off the coast of Hokkaido in northern Japan is the tour boat that went missing on April 23. The 19-ton “KAZU I” was carrying 24 passengers and two crew members. Fourteen people were confirmed dead as of Thursday. The others remain unaccounted for, and search operations are continuing.
2.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says five Russian missiles struck Kyiv immediately after his talks with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in the capital.
3.Russia fired two missiles at Kyiv during UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ visit to the Ukrainian capital. Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko posted on social media that two Russian missiles landed near a residential building in the city’s Shevchenko district. Ukrainian authorities say at least 10 people were wounded in the attacks.