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At Least 15 Dead, Many Wounded in Knife Attack Outside Tokyo

At Least 15 Dead, Many Wounded in Knife Attack Outside Tokyo

Monday, 25 July 2016 05:45 PM

At least 19 people were killed and as many as 20 wounded by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in Japan early on Tuesday, Kyodo news agency reported. 

Police in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, west of Tokyo have arrested a 20-year-old suspect, Kyodo reported.

Japanese media said staff called police at 2.30 a.m. local time with reports of a man armed with a knife on the grounds of the Tsukui Yamayuri Garden facility.

A man later went into a police station and said: "I did it" He is described as a man in his 20s and has been arrested, the media reports said.

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A knife-wielding man killed at least 15 people and seriously wounded many others at a facility for the disabled in Japan early on Tuesday, Kyodo news agency reported, citing police.Police in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a suspect, Kyodo reported....
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