• Kyodo News


The Consumer Affairs Agency said Friday it has received a report that two people were injured in an accident involving a washer-drier Sanyo Electric Co. recalled five years ago.

The agency said the AWD-B860Z washer-drier caught fire in Ibaraki Prefecture on Aug. 3, slightly injuring two people.

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