A man who attacked and injured several passengers before lighting a fire on a Tokyo train on October 31, was arrested, local media citing police said.
NHK said at least 17 people were injured in the attack on the Keio Line train near Kokuryo station on Sunday. Citing police, the report said a 24-year-old male suspect began attacking passengers at around 8 pm and was arrested on “suspicion of attempted murder”.
This footage shows emergency services outside the Kokuryo station on Sunday night. Other footage from inside the station shows chaotic scenes as passengers run away from flames and smoke inside a train carriage. Credit: こばやん / Kobayan via Storyful