A man has been detained after a knife and fire attack on a train in Tokyo, Japanese media says, with six people reportedly injured and one in serious condition.
Multiple media outlets including public broadcaster NHK say the man spread a flammable liquid around the train and set it on fire, as a video posted on Twitter shows people climbing through the windows to escape the Keio Line train.
BREAKING: A number of people seriously injured on a train in #Tokyo , after a man stabbed passengers inside the train and then poured gasoline and set everything on fire , the attacker has been detained by police.
(Video of people fleeing from the train @siz33 ) pic.twitter.com/MAnPuA9WGN
— News_Executive (@News_Executive) October 31, 2021