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Former abductee group head Iizuka Shigeo dies at 83

  • December 19, 2021
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All national dailies reported on Sunday that Iizuka Shigeo, who headed the Association of the Families of Victims Kidnapped by North Korea until recently, died on Dec. 18 at the age of 83. The papers said Iizuka had been the head of the association since 2007 but stepped down for health reasons on Dec. 11. He was the brother of abductee Taguchi Yaeko.

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