- 14 Mar 2002
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Yesterday, nine people were injured in a stabbing incident on Okdakyu Line in Tokyo. The perpetrator was later apprehended at a convenience store, stating he was tired of escaping from the police. Fortunately, such incidents are rare in Japan.
Nine people were stabbed or punched on an Odakyu Electric Railway commuter train Friday evening in Tokyo, with police saying they detained a man at a convenience store after he fled the scene. Of the nine, a woman in her 20s was seriously injured with multiple stab wounds in her back and chest, while the remaining eight, all men, sustained minor injuries, investigative sources said. After the attack, which occurred at around 8:30 p.m. in the front carriage of a train in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward, the man in his 30s fled and was later detained by police at the convenience store in neighboring Suginami Ward, the investigative sources said.
A knife-wielding man attacked passengers in a running Odakyu Electric Railway commuter train in Tokyo on Friday evening, injuring 10 people, and was arrested the next day after he fled the scene, police said. Yusuke Tsushima, 36, was charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing a woman...
The man, 36, alleged to have wounded 10 people in the attack late Friday told police he became incensed when he saw women who "looked happy" and wanted to kill them.