Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was unharmed when someone threw an explosive at him as he was campaigning at a fishing port in western Japan. Chaos ensued but police were able to wrestle the suspect to the ground amidst screaming, scrambling bystanders as smoke filled the air. One police officer was slightly hurt but Kishida continued campaigning. Kishida was visiting Saikazaki port in Wakayama prefecture to support a candidate in a local election. The explosion occurred prior to his scheduled speech.