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Thursday, January 30, 2014

More drums dug up near Kadena schools amid pollution scare

The Japan Ministry of Defense on Tuesday began unearthing at least 11 more containers from a soccer field adjacent to Kadena Air Base schools where 22 buried dioxin- and herbicide-tainted drums were discovered last summer.

The ministry will test to determine whether the additional drums also contain traces of pollutants.

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