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Each family of the eight children killed in the June 8 slaughter at the state-run Ikeda Elementary School in Osaka Prefecture will likely be paid 25 million yen in compensation by a governmental mutual aid provider, the provider said Saturday.

The Tokyo-based National Stadium and School Health Center of Japan will also offer financial support to the families of children injured in the attack. It is an affiliate of the Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry.

The mutual aid provider covers compensation for children injured or killed while in the care of schools.

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