A man was arrested after killing 19 people and injuring 45 others in a stabbing rampage at a facility for the disabled in Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture near Tokyo, local media reported, citing authorities.
Twenty of the injured are in critical condition, the national fire department, which also performs emergency medical care, has said.
A 26-year-old man was arrested by police after the attack, national broadcaster NHK reported. He was said to be holding a knife.
The attack took place at around 2:30 am local time on Tuesday.