Slasher Attacks Tokyo Bus Passengers, 13 Injured

Man busted after students stabbed
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 17, 2010 1:40 AM CST
Updated Dec 17, 2010 2:20 AM CST
Slasher Attacks Tokyo Train Passengers, 13 Injured
Students of Edogawagakuen Toride high school walk to a station in Toride, Ibaraki prefecture, north of Tokyo, as their classes were canceled following a knife attack.   (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

At least 13 people were injured when a knife-wielding man attacked commuters on a bus in a Tokyo suburb this morning. Police arrested an unemployed 27-year-old man who was subdued by passengers, the Wall Street Journal reports. Most of the injured were high school and junior high students. Four people were stabbed, one of whom is in serious condition, and the others were injured while trying to escape.
(More stabbing attack stories.)

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