World Apr 16, 2018

Israel foils new Gaza tunnel, lifts veil on detection lab

Israel said on Sunday it destroyed a guerrilla tunnel from the Gaza Strip and gave rare details on a classified military laboratory spearheading efforts to foil the cross-border digs. Palestinian gunmen used tunnels to blindside Israeli forces during the 2014 Gaza war. Israel has since ...

National Sep 12, 2016

141 bridges in need of urgent safety measures, government says

A government survey has found that 141 bridges and six tunnels across Japan were in need of urgent safety measures due to risks associated with age. Safety measures such as restricting traffic or outright closure have already been taken for all of the bridges and ...

23-ton collapse blocks Chiba tunnel; no one injured

National Dec 24, 2015

23-ton collapse blocks Chiba tunnel; no one injured

A 23.5-ton section of new mortar collapsed in a tunnel in Kimitsu, Chiba Prefecture, on Wednesday, but no one was injured, the prefectural government said. A traffic controller noticed the mortar falling over a 20-meter stretch of the 91.3-meter tunnel at around 8:10 a.m. The ...