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SDF C-2 transport plane returns to Japan from Afghanistan

  • September 3, 2021
  • , Fuji TV, TV Asahi
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Fuji TV and TV Asahi reported at noon that a C-2 transport plane that was deployed to Afghanistan returned to Iruma Air Base in Saitama this morning, carrying about 80 SDF members. The networks said the remaining two transport planes are also expected to return to Japan soon, saying that the Japanese government is planning to continue to help evacuate the approximately 500 Afghan staff members of the Japanese Embassy and other organizations who remain in the nation.

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