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Press Conference by the Chief Cabinet Secretary

September 30, 2016 (AM)

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Press Conference by the Chief Cabinet Secretary (Excerpt)

[Provisional Translation]

Opening Statement by Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga


REPORTER: Information suggests that a Japanese national has been injured in the train crash in the United States. What information does the Government have at this time?

CHIEF CABINET SECRETARY SUGA: According to our Consulate General in New York, it has been confirmed that a Japanese male in his 50s was injured in the accident and received treatment at a hospital. We have received a report that the person’s injuries are not life threatening. The Consulate General has contacted the injured person and is providing the necessary support. Further checks with hospitals and local authorities have not confirmed any further Japanese casualties at the current point. The New York Consulate General is providing information to Japanese residents and also warning them not to go near the site of the accident.


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