Tokyo train stabbing suspect injures at least 10

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At least 10 people were stabbed Friday on a train in Tokyo, host of the 2020 Olympics, officials said.

The Tokyo Fire Department said a 36-year-old man went on a spree on an Odakyu Line train at around 8:30 p.m., according to NHK, Japan’s public news organization.

The suspect then fled from the train car, leaving behind what is believed to be his cell phone and the weapon.

The alleged attacker was covered in blood when he later turned himself in at a convenience store a few miles away, telling the store manager he was the man on the news and was tired of running away, according to the fire department.

The attacks were not fatal, however one woman in her 20s was in serious condition, authorities said.

The suspect who allegedly stabbed people turned himself in citing he was tired of running.
The suspect who allegedly stabbed people turned himself in citing he was tired of running.
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One woman is in serious condition following the attack.
One woman is in serious condition following the attack.
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A worker in his 20s who was on the train during the attack told NHK he knew something was wrong when people suddenly began running toward him, screaming in fear.

He told the network that passengers fled from car to car on the crowded train, and he found himself beside a person bleeding.

One woman told the network that in the confusion, many passengers had to learn what had happened through social media.

Passengers were later escorted off the train to a nearby station, NHK reported.

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