• Kyodo


Police have arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly hurling a smoke canister at the South Korean Consulate in Kobe on Friday.

Masao Jitsui of Miki, Hyogo Prefecture was arrested the same day and charged with throwing the canister at the consulate around 9:55 p.m. Friday night, before being subdued by riot police guarding the building in Chuo Ward, the police said.

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