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Japan: At least one child dead after knife attack in Kawasaki00:52

Japan: At least one child dead after knife attack in Kawasaki

Japan, Kawasaki
May 28, 2019 at 02:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

A man has reportedly stabbed at least 16 people, most of them children, in the town of Kawasaki near Tokyo on Tuesday.

Reports say the as-yet-unidentified attacker died from self-inflicted wounds, along with at least one young girl.

Footage shows the area around the park closed off by police tape, as officers secure the scene from gathered media.

US President Donald Trump, who is in Japan on a four-day visit, has sent his condolences, saying that "all Americans stand with the people of Japan."

Japan: At least one child dead after knife attack in Kawasaki00:52
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A man has reportedly stabbed at least 16 people, most of them children, in the town of Kawasaki near Tokyo on Tuesday.

Reports say the as-yet-unidentified attacker died from self-inflicted wounds, along with at least one young girl.

Footage shows the area around the park closed off by police tape, as officers secure the scene from gathered media.

US President Donald Trump, who is in Japan on a four-day visit, has sent his condolences, saying that "all Americans stand with the people of Japan."

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