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More than 100 venomous redback spiders found at southwest Japan business facility

An image of a redback spider is shown here. (Mainichi)

KITAKYUSHU -- Over 100 redback spiders were found and exterminated on the premises of a business facility in Moji Ward of the southwestern Japan city of Kitakyushu on Aug. 19, the municipal government here announced on the following day.

    City officials warned residents, "Please make sure not to touch them if you find one."

    (Japanese original by Takuya Inoue, Kyushu News Department)

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