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Deadly Knife Attack at Japanese Bullet Train Kills 1 and Injures 2

  • Deadly knife attack on a bullet train in Japan killed one passenger and injured 2 others. The incident took place on a Shinkansen train (travelling from Tokyo to Osaka) on Saturday at around 22:00 local time. Official account of the incident says a male passenger suffered severe neck wounds, who later succumbed to his injuries in a hospital. When the train came to a halt at Odawara station, Police arrested the suspect (identified as 22 years old Ichiro Kojima) for carrying out the mayhem.  Reports say the perpetrator confessed to the crime. He told police that he used “multiple bladed objects” for the killing and he chose his victims at random.