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Typhoon Hagibis: Indian Navy ready to help Japan as 35 were killed

Christian Fernsby |
Indian Navy on Sunday said that they are willing to offer assistance to Japan reeling from the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis.


At least 35 people have so far been killed and 17 others are missing as typhoon Hagibis ripped through Japan including Tokyo's metropolitan area, causing multiple rivers to overflow and power blackouts in 376,000 houses.

The Navy's remarks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said personnel who are already in Japan on a scheduled visit will be happy to assist immediately.

Quoting the Prime Minister on Twitter, the Indian Navy offered to lend a helping hand to Japan, currently trying to deal with the destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis that ripped through the country.

Indian Navy tweeted, "As Japan battles the devastation and damage from Typhoon Hagibis. Indian navy ships INS Sahyadri and INS Kiltan mission deployed in the area are ready to render assistance as requested."

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