• Kyodo


The Self-Defense Forces’ medical relief team wrapped up its mission in earthquake-hit Nepal on Wednesday with a ceremony held at Tudikhel grounds in central Kathmandu.

During the event, Nepalese Health Secretary Shanta Bahadur Shrestha and Nepal Army Maj. Gen. Kishore Jung Rana thanked the Japanese medical team as well as the country’s search and rescue team, which has already left Nepal, for its help in the aftermath of last month’s magnitude-7.8 earthquake.

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