Japan: At least three injured in knife attack at Tokyo University

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In the Tokyo of Japan, three students were injured after attack armed with knife today Saturday (15/1), as broadcast by Japanese media. The students had gathered to give an entrance exam to University.

According to the state network NHK, three people were injured when a student attacked them with a sharp object while they were gathering to take the entrance exam. The alleged perpetrator, a 17-year-old student, was arrested, according to the newspaper Asahi.

About half a million students in Japan give this week the annual entrance exams to Universities.

His police Tokyo declined to give details of the attack, and did not confirm any arrests.

Violent crimes of this type are rare in Japan, but in recent months there has been an increase in knife attacks.

Last October, a man dressed in his uniform Joker, of the character from the movieBatman, stabbed 17 train passengers in Tokyo. Many travelers left screaming in the wagons, some jumping out of windows to escape. A few months earlier, there had been another knife attack on a train in the Japanese capital, with several injured.

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