In the case of a knife attack on a school girl, a man in Japan has killed at least two people. Almost 20 people, most of them children, were injured. As reported by local media, killed one of the school girls, as well as an adult to the stab wounds. The alleged perpetrator, a man in his 50s, was stabbed after the fact, even in the neck and died later in the hospital. He had been stabbed in the Morning at a bus stop of Tokyo’s neighboring city of Kawasaki for an unknown reason with two knives on the children waiting for their school bus. According to eyewitnesses, the man should have shouted: “I will kill you”. The motive of the man was unclear.


rescue workers care of the victims at the scene of the crime in Kawasaki, Japan


an ambulance rushed to the scene of the crime, the police blocked. Among the wounded children and adults were also seriously injured, media reported. Local media had initially reported the crime occurred in a Park, later, the speech was from a nearby bus stop. “I have heard many ambulances and a bleeding man near the bus stop to see,” reported an eye-witness. The school the girls go to a private Catholic elementary school in Kawasaki.

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a Bang By Christoph Fröhlich in the past, A government spokesman spoke of a “horrific incident”. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has instructed the education Ministry to ensure that children in Japan in safety to school. US President, Donald Trump, ended on this day of his state visit to Japan, expressed to the Victims of the attack and expressed his condolences.

The carnage shocked the whole of Japan. Especially as the third largest economy in the world has the reputation to be one of the safest countries in the world. But have increased in the past few years, the number of Assaults with knives in the island Kingdom. In the case of the so far bloodiest rampage in Japan for decades, a young man had stabbed to death three years ago in a home for the Handicapped 19 defenseless people.

in 2008, had stabbed a man in Tokyo for seven people. The Japanese was time for lunch in a tourist district with a truck in the lot, rushed, and had indiscriminately stabbed passersby. Ten people were injured. The man was later sentenced to death. The attack in Tokyo occurred on the same day as in 2001, when a gunman stabbed in a primary school in the town of Ikeda indiscriminately eight children with a kitchen knife.

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