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Vietnamese man surprised to be driven to Fukushima to do cleanup work

Immigration bureau says 'interns' cannot be given decontamination jobs

This 24-year-old Vietnamese man says he felt trapped after heavily borrowing to come to Japan for a construction job and then finding himself doing radiation-cleanup work in Fukushima Prefecture.

TOKYO -- A Vietnamese man says he was deceived into coming to Japan for a "construction" job only to end up in Fukushima Prefecture on radiation decontamination assignments.

The Iwate Prefecture construction company that employed him denies duping the worker or doing anything illegal.

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