• Kyodo


Police have arrested a 32-year-old man Wednesday evening on suspicion of stabbing another man during the evening rush hour at a crowded subway station in Tokyo’s Shibuya district.

Tomohiro Watanabe, from Asaka, Saitama Prefecture, has been charged with attempted murder after he admitted stabbing the 53-year-old newspaper deliveryman Monday with a survival knife because he “became angry” after being shoved by the victim, the police said.

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