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Sunday, 23 August 2015
Justi in:Multiple Explosion rocks US military facility in Japan
An explosion has been reported at the U.S. military facility in Sagamihara, Japan, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports, citing the Japanese Broadcasting Corporation.Sagamihara is a city in the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa, which borders Tokyo."Fire from the American military base has occurred," the Sagamihara Fire Department said, according to JBC.Watch video below..
The Sagami General Depot houses storage for petroleum products and ammunition.Video and photos began streaming in from social media shortly after noon (EST), showing a large explosion, several loud booms, sustained flames and billowing smoke rising from a structure. No injuries have been reported.
A bare warehouse is currently burning on the site, The Daily Mirror reported, citing Japanese broadcasters. Helicopters have been spotted in the area and emergency vehicles are en route to the scene.
Three explosions linked to a left-wing extremist group were reported in the vicinity of the base in April, according to the Wall Street Journal.