Japanese airlines begin random inspections of passengers following two incidences

BY JULIAN RYALL

Japan Correspondent 

TOKYO — Security officials in Japan are looking into two incidents in July in which U.S. nationals arrived at airports serving Tokyo with live bullets in their luggage. 

On July 5, police at Haneda International Airport arrested an American woman in her 60s after she brought more than 100 bullets into the country, a violation of Japan’s strict Firearm and Sword Control Law. 

The woman, who has not been named, told police that she arrived in Japan in transit for a flight to Southeast Asia and discovered the .22 . . .

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