• Kyodo News


A 20-year-old university student has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after he jumped from a Tokyo train station platform, taking with him a woman who was standing nearby, police said.

Yasunari Kawamitsu allegedly grabbed the arm of the 59-year-old woman as she waited for a train and pulled her off the platform with him at around 9:25 a.m. Sunday at Eifukucho Station on the Keio Inokashira Line in Suginami Ward, the police said.

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