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Japanese Doctor Who Helped Bring in Clean Water to Afghanistan Killed by Gunmen

Tetsu Nakamura

A Japanese doctor who brought canal-building techniques from his hometown to help irrigate arid areas in Afghanistan was killed by a group of gunmen in the eastern part of the country on Wednesday.

Tetsu Nakamura, 73, founder of nongovernmental organization Peace Japan Medical Services (PMS), was on his way to work in Jalalabad, capital of Nangarhar province when the unidentified suspects fired bullets at his vehicle.