In Japan, the attack of a man with a knife on passengers high-speed train, one person was killed, two others injured, according to the newspaper Japan Times. Some time after the departure of the young man suddenly began waving a knife and attacked were with him in the same auto passengers.
Local authorities told reporters that a man with severe neck injuries was transported to hospital but was reported dead.
Police arrested the suspect as the train stopped at Odawara Station, south of Tokyo. There were around 880 passengers aboard the Nozomi 265, the day's last train bound for Shin-Osaka, according to Central Japan Railway Co., also known as JR Central.
Police said two female passengers in their 20s were injured, though their conditions were not life-threatening.More news: Canada Responds After White House Says Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'
Media reports said the suspect, a 22-year-old unemployed man, told police that he had acted out of frustration and that he did not know his victims. At some point, Kojima then overpowered and stabbed Umeda, who tried to stop him. At least two knives were found at the scene of the crime.
"Some of the passengers were crying as they were running to other coaches, shouting "Just keep going ahead" and "(the suspect) has a knife".
Some were carrying seat cushions to protect themselves. According to him, he didn't plan the attack and attacked the passengers of the train "only because I was highly annoyed".
After being hospitalized for an undisclosed mental illness, he started working for a machinery maintenance firm in April 2015 but quit in February the following year.More news: Surprise! Ariana Grande and 'SNL' Star Pete Davidson Are Engaged
He talked about suicidal thoughts before running away, she said.
"I have always been anxious about him", the woman said in a telephone interview with Kyodo News early Sunday. The train was carrying more than 800 passengers at the time of the incident.
The attack occured on Saturday night, when the train was travelling with nearly 900 passengers onboard west in Kanagawa Prefecture, south Tokyo.More news: Russia Has Lowest-Rated Team at 2018 World Cup
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