Knife, fire attack on Tokyo train injures 10

Tokyo police have arrested a man who brandished a knife and lit a fire on a train, injuring at least ten people on Sunday night. Police said one of the injured, a man apparently in his 60s, was stabbed and is unconscious. The Metropolitan Police Department said the suspect, believed to be in his 20s, began attacking passengers on a Keio Line train near Kokuryo Station in the western Tokyo city of Chofu at around 8:00 p.m. Investigators said the suspect also scattered what appeared to be oil and set it on fire. They said the blaze burned some of the seats.

from Signs of the Times

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