In Tokyo, a man armed with a knife attacked passengers on a train. According to Kyodo news agency, at least 15 people were injured.
According to preliminary information, the man began to brandish a knife, and after that he poured a flammable liquid and set it on fire.
According to eyewitnesses, hydrochloric acid was also sprayed in the car.
The attacker was detained, NHK TV reports. According to the TV channel, one of the victims “has no signs of life.”
The train followed the Keio Line. It is currently stopped at Kokuryeo Station in Chofu City of the Capital Region. Six ambulances are on duty at the station.