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Thirty Japanese nonlife insurers will be forced to fork out a combined 20 billion yen in insurance and reinsurance benefits in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the United States.

Hiroyuki Umemura, chairman of the Marine and Fire Insurance Association of Japan, said Thursday that most of the recipients will be Japanese firms that had offices in the World Trade Center in New York.

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