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Utsunomiya park explosion

23 Oct, 2016

UtsunomiyaAt least one person dies after three explosions in Utsunomiya, north of Tokyo. The explosions also seriously injure two men, and a 14-year-old boy, who suffers minor leg injuries. Police believe the blasts may be linked to an apparent suicide, and have found a suicide note at the scene, and one of the damaged vehicles was owned by a 72-year-old man, believed to be a former member of the Self-Defence Forces. His house in the city of Utsunomiya had been destroyed in a fire shortly before the explosions

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