Breaking: Passengers stabbed on Japanese train in Tokyo

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee

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Perpetrator on the loose, emergency services currently on the scene.

According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, shortly after 8:30 pm this evening a man was seen wielding a knife inside a carriage on a train in operation on the Odakyu Line in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo.

Reports say several passengers were stabbed, and the perpetrator escaped from the train immediately afterwards by pulling the “door cock” lever that opens the train doors in an emergency. The train stopped on the tracks in between Seijogakuen-mae Station and Soshigaya-Okura Station.

At least two passengers, a man and a woman, were confirmed

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