September 6, Wednesday, 2023

1. Public prosecutors have indicted a man suspected of throwing an explosive device that landed near Prime Minister Kishida Fumio in April. The Wakayama District Public Prosecutors Office indicted 24-year-old Kimura Ryuji on Wednesday.
2. Ukraine has reiterated its accusations that Russia caused the breach of the Kakhovka dam in the Ukrainian southern region of Kherson in June. Wednesday marks three months since the breach that flooded vast areas.
3. A health ministry survey of people in Japan who overdosed on over-the-counter drugs found they were overwhelmingly women and young. The researchers surveyed 122 people who were hospitalized after abusing painkillers and fever-reducing medication during the 18-month period through last December.