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'Joker' man attacks subway passengers with knife in Tokyo (VIDEO)

16:25, 31 October 2021
'Joker' man attacks subway passengers with knife in Tokyo (VIDEO) Photo: Nikolay Gyngazov/Global Look Press

A man attacked the subway passengers in the western Tokyo city of Chofu on Sunday morning, the Japanese news agency NHK reported. 


It’s been reported the man also poured the inflammatory liquid and sulphuric acid in the car and burnt it. The Japanese media said the man is believed to be around age 20.

At least 17 people have been injured, no death has been reported. The attack caused panic in the subway as passengers started to get out of the car at the station through the windows.

The police have already detained the hooligan who didn’t explain his reasons.