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NARITA, Chiba Pref. (Kyodo) An American man has been arrested at Narita International Airport for carrying a loaded handgun after security staff at a U.S. airport failed to detect it, Narita airport authorities said Wednesday.

The 51-year-old man was arrested by Chiba police at Narita on Sept. 30 after airport officials found the semiautomatic in his carry-on bag while he was transferring to a flight for Bangkok, they said.

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