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Tetsu Nakamura: Humanitarian who devoted his life to Afghanistan

Slain Japanese doctor wanted to 'shine light into dark corners'

Tetsu Nakamura in the Gamberi Desert, Afghanistan in 2008   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Tetsu Nakamura, the recently slain Japanese doctor and head of Peace Japan Medical Services, spent decades in Afghanistan rebuilding the war-torn country's irrigation and agriculture systems.

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