Bomb Squads Scour Japan 70 Years After World War II

Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Almost 70 years after World War II, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force is still clearing unexploded ordnance scattered throughout the nation, including in central Tokyo. Construction work in Japan routinely uncovers bombs, which were dropped by U.S. forces or left at former Japanese and occupation munitions sites. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pledge to boost construction spending to stimulate the economy may lead to a jump in bomb discoveries, according to experts. Bloomberg's Jacob Adelman reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

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