19 Killed in Stabbing Attack Near Tokyo

The stabbing attack happened at a handicapped facility near Tokyo, NHK reported.

ByEMILY SHAPIRO
July 25, 2016, 10:02 PM

— -- Some 19 people were killed and about 20 others were injured in a stabbing attack at a disabled living facility near Tokyo, according to the Sagamihara City Fire Department.

An employee of the facility told police a man carrying a knife broke into the building, Japan's broadcasting company NHK reported.

A man later turned himself into police and told authorities he was a former employee of the center, NHK reported.

The facility is located in Sagamihara, about 35 miles outside Tokyo.

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