Japan knife attack: 19 killed, more than 20 injured

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Police officers and rescue workers are seen in a facility for the disabled, where at least 19 people were killed and as many as 20 wounded by a knife-wielding man, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan. Reuters/Kyodo.

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A firefigters' rescue unit car drives in front of a facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan 26 July, 2016. Reuters/Issei Kato

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A police officer stands guard in front of a facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, 26 July, 2016. Reuters/Issei Kato

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Police officers investigate at a facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, 26 July, 2016. Reuters/Issei Kato

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Police officers stand guard at a facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, 26 July, 2016. Reuters/Issei Kato

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Journalists gather in front of Tsukui Yamayuri-en, a facility for the handicapped where a number of people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo Tuesday, 26 July, 2016. Police said they responded to a call about 2.30 am on Tuesday from an employee saying something horrible was happening at the facility. A man turned himself in at a police station about two hours later, police said. AP /Eugene Hoshiko


Updated Date: Jul 26, 2016 20:25 PM

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