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May 3, 1988 | Associated Press
A World War II artillery shell that a boy had kept in his toy box for six months exploded Sunday when he took it out to play, killing him, injuring his father and destroying their home, police said Monday.
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May 14, 1995 | From Times Wire Services
The mystery deepened and the fear spread in Japan on Saturday as a bomb exploded at Tokyo's international airport and 30 mystery balloons descended upon the country. Since March 20, when 12 people were killed by a poison gas attack on the Tokyo subways, the nation has been shaken by a series of terrorist attempts, although no one has been seriously hurt since the first incident.
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December 25, 1994 | Associated Press
An explosion and fire Saturday in an eight-story building in downtown Tokyo killed four people and injured 21 others. The explosion apparently occurred in a ventilation system on the second floor and was so strong it shattered windows in passing cars. The fire quickly spread to upper floors.
NEWS
December 25, 1994 | Associated Press
An explosion and fire Saturday in an eight-story building in downtown Tokyo killed four people and injured 21 others. The explosion apparently occurred in a ventilation system on the second floor and was so strong it shattered windows in passing cars. The fire quickly spread to upper floors.
NEWS
May 14, 1995 | From Times Wire Services
The mystery deepened and the fear spread in Japan on Saturday as a bomb exploded at Tokyo's international airport and 30 mystery balloons descended upon the country. Since March 20, when 12 people were killed by a poison gas attack on the Tokyo subways, the nation has been shaken by a series of terrorist attempts, although no one has been seriously hurt since the first incident.
BUSINESS
July 5, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Explosion Destroys Tokyo Semiconductor-Material Factory: An explosion destroyed a plant that produces more than half the world's supply of a material used in making semiconductors, called epoxy resin. One person was killed and three were injured. The cause of the blast at the Sumitomo Chemical Co. facility was not immediately known.
NEWS
May 11, 1991
A Sikh electrician was convicted of helping to kill two Japanese airport workers in a 1985 bomb explosion that tore apart the baggage area at Tokyo's Narita airport. Justice Raymond Paris of the British Columbia Supreme Court also ruled that Inderjit Singh Reyat, who has been in jail in Canada since being extradited from Britain in 1989, was guilty of four explosives charges arising from the blast.
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September 14, 1986 | JOHN BURGESS, The Washington Post
Against great clouds of white smoke, a slender 130-foot rocket lifted off from Japan's Tanega Island space center on Aug. 13, offering new evidence that Japan could become a major world player in the commercial launching of satellites in the 1990s. Japanese engineers drank sake toasts. Newspapers gave major display to photos of the rocket, the first in a new series called the H-1.
BOOKS
February 4, 1990 | Bettyann Kevles
Rosalynd Pflaum's "Grand Obsession: Marie Curie and Her World" is a series of overlapping biographies of Marie and Pierre Curie, their daughter, Irene, and her husband, Frederic Joliot-Curie. All Nobel Laureates, they dominated the field of radioactivity in France during the first half of this century. Feminists will be disappointed.
BUSINESS
July 5, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Explosion Destroys Tokyo Semiconductor-Material Factory: An explosion destroyed a plant that produces more than half the world's supply of a material used in making semiconductors, called epoxy resin. One person was killed and three were injured. The cause of the blast at the Sumitomo Chemical Co. facility was not immediately known.
NEWS
May 11, 1991
A Sikh electrician was convicted of helping to kill two Japanese airport workers in a 1985 bomb explosion that tore apart the baggage area at Tokyo's Narita airport. Justice Raymond Paris of the British Columbia Supreme Court also ruled that Inderjit Singh Reyat, who has been in jail in Canada since being extradited from Britain in 1989, was guilty of four explosives charges arising from the blast.
NEWS
May 3, 1988 | Associated Press
A World War II artillery shell that a boy had kept in his toy box for six months exploded Sunday when he took it out to play, killing him, injuring his father and destroying their home, police said Monday.
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