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The Cabinet approved plans Friday to dispatch Self-Defense Forces aircraft to Pakistan to airlift relief supplies for refugees entering the country from neighboring Afghanistan.

Under the plans, the Air Self-Defense Force will send six C-130H cargo planes today from its Komaki base in Aichi Prefecture. The aircraft are scheduled to arrive in Islamabad on Tuesday after stopping at several cities, including Manila and Delhi, to refuel and rest. They will return to Komaki base Friday.

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