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PM Shinzo Abe visits flood-hit western Japan as deaths reaches 176

The sites of landslides in Kure, Hiroshima prefecture, southwestern Japan on Wednesday. Picture by Kyodo News via Associated Press.


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting a city hit by heavy rains as the government said 176 people have been confirmed dead. Chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga said Mr Abe was visiting an evacua[...]

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