《CVRHK Latest News》 (International) Knife Attack on Japanese Train Three Injured Suspect Arrested
UPDATED SUN, JULY 23, 2023
A knife attack on West Japan Railway (JR West) station, Japan on Sunday, has left three people injured, according to local authorities. The victims, including a train conductor and two passengers aged in their 20s and 70s, were admitted to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries, said Tetsuya Sakagami, a spokesperson for a nearby fire department.
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Continue to read The suspect, a 37-year-old man, was arrested at Rinku Town station in Osaka after allegedly carrying out the stabbings. He was found armed with three knives at the time of his arrest, local police said. The suspect has been charged with attempted murder and has already confessed to carrying out the attack on Sunday morning. Authorities are still investigating the motive for the attack.
Reporting by Sophie Valkyrie