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Car crashes into Gunma supermarket, injuring 14; driver held

National Jun 11, 2018

Car crashes into Gunma supermarket, injuring 14; driver held

A car crashed into a supermarket in Shibukawa, Gunma Prefecture, on Sunday afternoon, injuring 14 people. None of the 14 is in a life-threatening condition but five were seriously injured, including one whose hip got broken, according to the Gunma Prefectural Police department's Shibukawa station. Around ...

500-year-old Japanese inn hit by fire, one injured

National Jun 6, 2018

500-year-old Japanese inn hit by fire, one injured

A fire broke out Tuesday night on the grounds of a 500-year-old traditional Japanese inn in Shibukawa, Gunma Prefecture, with one nonlife-threatening injury being reported, a local fire department said. The blaze that hit the Chigira Jinsentei inn and hot spring in the Ikaho resort ...