TOKYO: One person was killed and at least two injured by two near-simultaneous blasts on Sunday in a park in Utsunomiya, some 100 kilometres north of Tokyo a fire department spokesman said. It was not immediately clear what caused the blasts.
“Public broadcaster NHK said a body badly damaged in the blast was found at a bicycle parking space for the park.
NHK footage showed a car completely charred, as fire fighters poured water on it.
A man told NHK that he “smelled gunpowder in the area” after the explosions.