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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.

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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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