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Acts of terrorism in Japan

Political orientation of terrorists is unknown

Early in the morning on Monday in Japan there were two incidents regarded by representatives of police as attempt of the protest of extremists against politicians spent by the Japanese emperor. At first about the house of one of workers of an imperial palace the bomb has been blown up, the premise of a palace a bit later has lighted up. The police considers, as explosion, and a fire are organised by one grouping, however its political orientation is unknown.

At a dawn before the Tokyo residence of the senior master of ceremony of an imperial palace of Kijoshi Sumija (Kiyoshi Sumiya) the bomb which has damaged a concrete wall of a building and some windows has blown up. The police which has arrived on a scene has found the rests of an improvised explosive device which, according to official representatives of police administration, coincides with type of bombs usually used by Japanese radicals. Two hours later the fire-fighting crew placed in territory of port Yokohama, has left on a call on a fire in the memorial hall of a palace built in honour of wedding of nowadays well emperor Akihito (Akihito) in 1959. As a result of a fire the magnificent hall has rather strongly suffered.
the Japanese police suspects all of an arson of the same radicals. However, to define political colouring of organizers of actions it has appeared inconvenient. At first the police named ultra - the right extremists, the opinion that both incidents - a handwork ultra - left, used employment of an imperial family for fulfilment of acts of terrorism later has prevailed. The successor of a Japanese throne, crones - prince Naruhito (Naruhito) is occupied now by preparations for wedding ceremony which should take place on June, 9th. The emperor intends to pay visit to Okinawa (if it takes place Akihito becomes the first emperor who has visited a chain of islands Okinawas). And the population of islands and radicals consider the emperor as a symbol of military sufferings - more a quarter of one million inhabitants of islands was lost during the Second World War for the sake of the emperor.

DEPARTMENT of the OPERATIVE INFORMATION