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JR East to examine baggage at Tokyo stations throughout Olympics


East Japan Railway Co. stated Tuesday it would examine the belongings of some passengers throughout the Tokyo Olympics at main stations within the metropolitan space in cooperation with police, as a part of measures to stop crime and terrorism.

It is the primary time that the most important prepare operator, higher often called JR East, has determined to conduct such baggage inspections. On the identical day, Central Japan Railway Co. stated it would additionally perform comparable safety checks at stations of shinkansen within the Tokyo space.

During the 17-day Olympics that can start July 23 and the Paralympics, JR East plans to examine belongings with the consent of passengers after searching for suspicious people utilizing detection canines and safety cameras.

If the people reject cooperation, they may very well be requested to go away prepare stations, JR East stated, including the bags inspections won’t proceed after the Paralympics finish on Sept. 5.

– Japan Times

どこの駅で手荷物検査を行うかは、明らかにされていない。 – FNNプライムオンライン