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Nuclear evacuees from the village of Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture, decided Sunday to ask a government dispute-settlement body to mediate their demand for higher compensation from Tokyo Electric Power Co.

More than 200 residents from the Nagadoro district, where 71 families comprising 280 people were forced to flee from the core meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, are expected to support the action, lawyers said after meeting with them.

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