OSAKA — About 30 teenagers wielding steel pipes and baseball bats assaulted 10 homeless men sleeping in a park in Osaka Prefecture early Friday, inflicting various injuries, police said. The teenagers, who appeared to be either junior high or high school students, arrived on scooters and bicycles at a shelter in the park in Moriguchi at around 2:30 a.m. and began their assault.

A 59-year-old man suffered a fractured rib and three others sustained minor injuries. There were about 10 homeless people in the shelter at the time of the attack, but no others were hurt, police said.

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