[Machine Translation] They had participated in relief operations around the Fukushima nuclear power plant after the 2011 tsunami: 157 Americans sued the Japanese electricity company Tepco, claiming to have been irradiated during their intervention. The plaintiffs are essentially US military personnel operating in the disaster area. They call for the establishment of a $ 5 billion compensation fund to cover medical expenses arising from the physical, moral and financial damages they claim to have suffered. No deaths were officially attributed to radiation.
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