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Drone with radioactive material found on Japanese prime minister's office roof
Drone with radioactive material found on Japanese prime minister's office roof

A small drone aircraft containing what was believed to be a minute amount of radioactive cesium was discovered Wednesday morning on the heliport above Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s office. No one was injured, and Abe was traveling in Indonesia at the time the drone was found by office staff, but police said they were investigating the incident as possible terrorist threat. The drone was plainly marked with the universal sign for radiation, and authorities said they had detected minute levels of radiation from it. Tokyo police sources said the drone had four propellers with a diameter of about 18 inches, plus a small camera and plastic container attached. The...

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