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A 72-year-old man critically hurt in a recent knife and arson attack on a train in Tokyo has regained consciousness after being stabbed in the chest, investigative sources said Tuesday.

The man was allegedly stabbed after being sprayed in the face with pesticide by 25-year-old Kyota Hattori, who has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the attack on a limited express train around 8 p.m. on Oct. 31.

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