Wednesday, August 10

At least 15 injured in attack with knife and flammable liquid on Tokyo train



At least 15 people they have turned out wounded in an attack with a knife and flammable liquid In a train car in the capital of Japan Such, as reported by police sources to the official Japanese agency Kyodo.

The event occurred in the vicinity of the Kokuryo station. According to the sources of the newspaper ‘Yomiuri Shimbun’, during the attack there was a fire in at least three cars.

Police have confirmed the arrest of a man with a knife in his possession and is investigating his alleged link to the fire of the wagons, reports EP.

Among the injured is a man in critical condition due to knife wounds, according to the ‘Yomiuri’ sources, without giving further details.

Various media outlets, including the public broadcaster NHK, claim that the attacker spread a flammable liquid inside the train and then set it on fire. In a video posted on Twitter, several passengers can be seen trying to flee the Keio line train through the windows.

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