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Temporary lockdown at US naval base in Japan

A US military base in southern Japan went into a brief lockdown Thursday following reports of gunshots, but declared "all clear" after finding no evidence that shots were fired.



Tokyo: A US military base in southern Japan went into a brief lockdown Thursday following reports of gunshots, but declared "all clear" after finding no evidence that shots were fired.

"On November 3, 2016, at 9:33 am (0033 GMT) security received a report of gunshots heard inside building 141... The building was evacuated," Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo Japan said in a Facebook post.

"All clear, lockdown has been lifted. No evidence of shots fired or an active shooter," it said shortly afterwards, adding that no injuries had been reported.

From Zee News

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