November 29th, 2013
09:42 AM ET

Investigation Underway for Explosions Outside US Air Force Base in Japan

Japanese police and bomb squad teams are combing the area just a few hundred yards from the Yokota US Air Force base in Japan. Residences say they heard two loud explosions during the night and police now they they found two steel tubes attached to wires, a battery and a crude timing device.

The US Air Force says there were no explosions on the base itself and no reports of damage or injuries, CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.

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