“It turned around and landed back at Osaka airport at 7:50 am,” said ANA spokeswoman Hanae Satomura.
Nearly 1,000 foreign troops from 17 countries will participate in China’s military parade here on September 3 to mark the 70th anniversary of the World War II victory against Japan, a military official said.
Japan’s Metrological Agency said it was moving to the north, and forecast a maximum 200 mm (4.8 inches) of rain an hour.
The blast happened after midnight at the Sagami General Depot in Sagamihara, a city about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of Tokyo, said Navy Commander Bill Urban, a Pentagon press officer.
Shinzo Abe decided to side with Western countries who are not attending events in China because of worries about its military expansion in the region, the Sankei newspaper reported.
The worst sufferer of nuclear warfare, Japan has risen phoenix-like and today is synonymous with not only technological advancement but lifestyle innovations as well.
China plans to hold a series of events to commemorate the anniversary, including a lavish military parade featuring aerial displays and Beijing’s latest weapons.
South Korea’s president said that Abe’s statement “left a lot to be desired,” and China called it evasive.
“There is the danger that stones could rain down on areas near the mountain’s base, so we are warning residents of those areas to be ready to evacuate if needed,” said an official,
The 80-year-old sustained third-degree burns on his upper body and arms and was breathing when he was carried into an emergency vehicle, said rescue worker Woo Kyung-suk.
The restart marks Japan’s return to nuclear energy four-and-half-years after the 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan following an earthquake and tsunami.
Abe’s ratings began dropping sharply after scholars told a parliamentary panel in June the legislation would violate Japan’s post-war, pacifist constitution.
Survivors, international guests and others gathered on a sunny Sunday morning for the annual commemoration.
The toll on the two Japanese cities was heavy. Here’s a look, by the numbers, at that day 70 years ago.
People stood for a minute of silence at 8:30 a.m. at the ceremony in Hiroshima’s peace park near the epicenter of the 1945 attack.