23/10/2016 from China & Japan
-TOKYO — A series of explosions rocked a parking lot and nearby park.
-The incident occurred in Ibaraki prefecture, which is located in northern Tokyo.
-Police say it regards the incident as a suicide with explosive devices.
-Toshikatsu Kurihara(72), the dead man, was a former officer in Japan’s military, the Self Defense Forces.
-Mr.Kurihara left a note which says he would pay for his sin with life.
-On Facebook, he repeatedly complained judge by a domestic court in which his wife brought a suit against him for his treatment of his daughter who was suffering from schizophrenia.
-In those posts, he also claimed the court abuses the state power.
-Two men, ages 64 and 58, and a 14-year-old boy were also injured in the blasts.
-The explosion destroyed two cars and partially burned another, a building near the parking lot was also damaged by the explosions.
-Mr. Kurihara’s home had burned down about half an hour before the explosions
This explosion happened near a traditional cultural festival at 11:30 (local time) in the morning. Generally, the rate of crime is low, and there is no criminal gang struggle/violence incident in Japan, but it still does not eliminate this possibility.