• Kyodo News


Tokyo turned over to prosecutors Thursday their case against three men accused of bringing into the country bullets used by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II after retrieving them from the South Pacific, investigators said.

The three military buffs, including a 41-year-old local government employee, allegedly went diving off the Truk Islands, part of the Federated States of Micronesia, to take instruments and bullets from sunken Zero fighters and warships at a depth of about 30 meters.

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