Unknown arranged explosion on an American military base in Japan

KIEV. March 25. UNN. The explosion occurred on the basis of the US marine corps camp Zukeran in the Central part of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa. About it reports on Monday, news Agency Kyodo with reference to the American military police, reports UNN with reference also to the Japanese TV channel NHK.

Unknown managed to get inside the facility, destroying part of his fence. Then they blew up the gas tank, planted to the building, which is the basis used by the representatives of the Ministry of defense of Japan. No one was hurt.

On the basis of camp Zukeran is the headquarters group, U.S. marine corps, stationed in Okinawa. On this island is concentrated about 70% of the area of all American facilities in Japan. Local authorities and members of the public have consistently advocated the reduction of military presence of the United States.

As a reminder, the government of Japan intentionally longer postpone the question of moving the us marine corps air station Futenma airbase, which is located in the southern Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa. This was stated on March 1, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a meeting with Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki.