National Jun 9, 2001

Eight dead in school stabbing spree

A knife-wielding man stormed into an elementary school Friday morning in Ikeda, Osaka Prefecture, and fatally stabbed eight children and wounded 15 others before he was subdued, police said. Mamoru Takuma, a 37-year-old psychiatric outpatient from Ikeda, ran amok inside Osaka Kyoiku University Ikeda Elementary ...