Two killed, 17 injured in mass stabbing attack in Japan’s Kawasaki

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Two killed, 17 injured in mass stabbing attack in Japan's Kawasaki

A schoolgirl and a suspected attacker were killed and at least 17 were injured in a stabbing attack in the Japanese city of Kawasaki on early Tuesday.

According to local media reports, authorities confirmed that two children and an adult were without vital signs after the incident took place near Noborito train station.

A male suspect, likely in his 40s to 50s, reportedly began slashing at people waiting at the station and was badly hurt after stabbing himself in the shoulder. He was detained on the spot by the police later.

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Meanwhile, one child, the suspected attacker was confirmed dead after the incident.

Footage broadcast on local television channels showed that emergency medical tents were put up to treat the wounded.

(With agencies input)


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