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Updated January 3rd, 2024 at 21:51 IST

4 people stabbed on underground train in Japan's Tokyo

Four people are thought to have been stabbed on a train that stopped at Tokyo's Akihabara station, public broadcaster NHK reported.

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Tokyo: Four people are thought to have been stabbed on a train that stopped at Tokyo's Akihabara station, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday citing local police. 

The train on the Yamanote loop line, one of Tokyo's most used routes, was suspended due to "trouble on the train" at Akihabara station at around 1356 GMT Wednesday, East Japan Railway Company said on X (formerly known as Twitter).

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According to NHK, there was a report of a woman brandishing a knife on a train at Akihabara Station. The Metropolitan Police Department has apprehended the person thought to have been carrying the knife.

The Metropolitan Police Department is conducting an investigation in the matter. 

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This is a developing story. More details will be added. 

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Published January 3rd, 2024 at 21:51 IST

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