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U.S. military admits involvement in “stray bullet” incident in Nago in June

  • December 13, 2018
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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Ryukyu Shimpo led with a report claiming that concerning the incident in which a bullet was found inside a farm shed near Camp Schwab in Nago on June 21, the U.S. military has admitted to the Okinawa Prefectural Police that the bullet was fired from Range 10 on the camp during drills. According to the paper, the U.S. military provided this information in writing on Wednesday, five months after the incident. The paper wrote that the police plan to seek the U.S. military’s cooperation in investigating the incident for the purpose of pressing criminal charges. The paper also noted that the local police conducted an onsite investigation at Range 10 in mid-July. Okinawa Times ran a similar front-page story.

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