• Kyodo


Police on Monday searched the offices of a glue factory in Waki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, run by Mitsui Chemicals Inc. after explosions there Sunday killed one worker and injured 22 others.

Investigators were expected to confiscate documents on the plant’s operation standards as they probe the cause of a series of explosions at around 2:15 a.m. Sunday that shattered windows at 400 places around it.

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