At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo

Published 07/25 2016 03:21PM

Updated 07/25 2016 04:06PM

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Japan's national broadcaster NHK is reporting that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo.

The report said police have arrested a knife-wielding man after he turned himself in. NHK said the suspect, 26, is a former employee at the facility.

Kyodo News agency reported that 19 people are dead and 20 injured.

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