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A military projectile was found Monday at a garbage collection point in Chiba Prefecture, leading to a brief evacuation of about 100 residents in the area.

A bomb disposal squad from the Ground Self-Defense Force’s Camp Asaka picked up the object in the late afternoon, after a garbage collector found it at around 11:40 a.m. and called the police. The garbage collection site is in a residential area in Kashiwa.

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