Japan Stabbing Attack Kills Three Including A Girl in Kawasaki

A knife-wielding had been waited for school children in a Japanese city near Tokyo, though after discovering a group of schoolchildren stabbed brutally them that caused three deaths including a girl.

A suspect who is reported to be a man in his 50s left almost 18 people injured on a residential street in Kawasaki, also stabbed himself in the neck after his unexpected act and died in hospital.

According to latest updates, violent crime ratio is rear in Japan, while two of them as a 12-year-old girl and a 39-year-old man, are dead now. At that moment, Japanese authorities are speechless to announce motive for the attack, but soon cause behind deadliest incident will be unlocked by authorities.

According to Japanese news agencies, the stabbing occurred just before 08:00 local time on Tuesday (23:00 GMT Monday) close to a local park and a train station.

Nevertheless, a number of students have been waiting to board their bus near Caritas elementary school, a private Catholic school, though a man approach the line of students to make happen what he planned already, the Caritas school driver told media.

However, the suspect carried knives in his both hands and attacked a group of the students, though sixteen of whom are said to be schoolgirls. Japanese local media outlets helped us to know that the 39-year-old victim is considered to be the close relative of one of the children.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the brutal stabbing attack in Kawasaki, saying he felt “strong anger” against it.

Mr. Abe added, “It is a very harrowing case. I offer my heartfelt condolences to the victims and hope the injured recover quickly,”

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes, who is Japan correspondent of BBC news, told that the man approached the children and stabbed badly even he then boarded the bus and also hit knives on children.

He was saying “I’m going to kill you” during reaching the group of the children to make his plan real.


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