More Than 900 World War II Munitions Found In Japan

Posted by admin on Jul 16, 2010

More than 900 unexploded munitions from World War II have been found beneath a restaurant in Okinawa, police said Thursday.

Construction workers on a road expansion project detected the explosives with a metal detector and notified police Wednesday morning, Kiyotaka Maedomari, a senior police official in Itoman city, told AFP.

An army bomb disposal squad discovered the total of 902 unexploded munitions — including rocket bombs, grenades and motor projectiles — believed to have been made in the United States, he said.

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