HIROSHIMA (Kyodo) The Hiroshima Municipal Government will send two officials to South Korea to meet with six bedridden hibakusha and examine their applications for health books for atomic-bomb survivors, it said Wednesday.

The overseas interviews to be conducted between Jan. 15 and 20 will be the first since the revision last month of a law to enable survivors living abroad to file applications for the health books without having to visit Japan.

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