One ton of duds to be disposed Jan 26th

The Itoman City Unexploded Ordnance Disposal Council held a meeting on Jan. 10th at the Itoman City Hall. In the meeting, the council decided that the one ton of unexploded ordnance unearthed last year in the Kyan area in Itoman City, would be disposed on the 26th of this month.

The Japanese Self-Defense Forces will defuse and remove all the duds. A total of 480 residents living in the Kyan area will be evacuated during the process. The evacuation and traffic control will begin on the 26th at 8:05 a.m. The actual defusing and removal process is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and end by 11 a.m.