• Kyodo


An elementary school in the city of Toyama near the site of a shooting and stabbing incident last week said Monday it will remain closed after a threat was made to attack it.

An email warning that an attack would take place Wednesday against Okuda Elementary School in Toyama Prefecture was sent to Asahi Shimbun Co., a major daily newspaper publisher, according to local police.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.