October 14 2019
Japan Self-Defense Force (SDF) and other emergency personnel have been mobilized to conduct rescue operations after Typhoon Hagibis struck Honshu, Japan's main island, reports the Kyodo news agency (Tokyo).
About 31,000 troops, police and firefighters are carrying out operations, the defense ministry said on Monday.
More than 1,500 people have been rescued so far, said the ministry, following an emergency response meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. About 38,000 people...
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