TOKYO A 72 year-old retired soldier blew himself up in a park in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing himself and injuring three other people in an apparent suicide, state broadcaster NHK reported. | Video
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* Visit comes after Duterte embraces China on Beijing trip (Adds Chinese Foreign Ministry comment)
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