JAPAN STABBING HORROR: At least 19 dead, 45 injured, killer ‘wanted to get rid of the disabled from this world’
A knifeman was arrested when he confessed to killing at least 19 people and injuring 26 in a stabbing frenzy at a centre for the mentally disabled in Japan.
The attacker went into the Tsukui Yamayuri En centre in Sagamihara, outside of Tokyo, brandishing a knife at around 2.30am local time.
Police were called to the scene after residents saw a man with blonde hair armed with a blade in black clothes in the centre’s grounds.
Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported that the suspect told police: ‘I want to get rid of the disabled from this world.’ – READ MORE