• Kyodo


A 32-year-old man was arrested early Thursday for launching a pair of PET bottle rockets toward the Takahama nuclear power plant in Gifu Prefecture, local police said.

Masaru Kawai, an unemployed resident of Ogaki, has admitted launching the rockets toward the premises of Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Takahama plant in Fukui Prefecture at around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, the police said.

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