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Head of Japanese Aid Agency Killed in Afghanistan

HeadlineDec 05, 2019

In Afghanistan, gunmen killed the head of a Japanese aid agency and five other people Wednesday in an attack in the eastern city of Jalalabad. Tetsu Nakamura was the head of the aid agency Peace Japan Medical Services. He had recently received honorary Afghan citizenship for his decades of humanitarian work in Afghanistan. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The Taliban’s spokesperson said the Afghan Taliban was not involved.

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