People escape through windows of a Tokyo train line following a knife, arson and acid attack in Tokyo. Photo: Twitter user @SIZ33 via Reuters
People escape through windows of a Tokyo train line following a knife, arson and acid attack in Tokyo. Photo: Twitter user @SIZ33 via Reuters
Japan

Japanese man in Joker outfit who injured 17 on Tokyo train in Halloween knife attack ‘wanted death penalty’

  • Passengers initially thought it was a Halloween stunt by Kyota Hattori, 24, but they rushed away when they saw him brandishing a long knife
  • An academic warned that young people are under increased stress during the coronavirus pandemic, and similar incidents are ‘highly likely’

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People escape through windows of a Tokyo train line following a knife, arson and acid attack in Tokyo. Photo: Twitter user @SIZ33 via Reuters
People escape through windows of a Tokyo train line following a knife, arson and acid attack in Tokyo. Photo: Twitter user @SIZ33 via Reuters
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