TOKYO (Reuters) – A number of highschool college students sitting their college entrance examination in Tokyo had been wounded on Saturday in an obvious knife assault, Japanese media stated.
Public broadcaster NHK stated three folks had been acutely aware after being injured within the morning when one other pupil attacked them with a bladed object as they gathered to take their entrance examination.
The alleged assailant, a 17-year previous highschool pupil, was arrested, the Asahi newspaper stated.
Half one million highschool college students throughout Japan are taking the annual college entrance exams this weekend in a whole lot of venues throughout the nation.
Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Division stated it couldn’t touch upon the main points of the assault nor affirm any arrests.
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Violent crimes are exceedingly uncommon in Japan, however there have been a spate of knife assaults by assailants unknown to the victims.
In October, a person wearing Batman’s Joker costume wearing Batman’s Joker costume stabbed greater than a dozen folks on a prepare carriage in Tokyo, sending passengers screaming down the aisles of prepare carriages and scrambling out of home windows to flee. A couple of months earlier, a person wounded a number of folks in a knife assault on a Tokyo commuter prepare.
(Reporting by Issei Kato; Writing by Mari Saito; Modifying by William Mallard)
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