At least ten people were hurt in a stabbing on a commuter train in Tokyo, the Olympic host city.
In a knife incident in Tokyo, at least ten individuals were stabbed, with two of them critically injured.
On a commuter train, the assault occurred about 8.30 p.m. local time (12.30 p.m. UK time) on Friday, leaving one woman with many stab wounds in her back and chest.
According to local news outlet Kyodo News, the other victims had non-life threatening injuries.
Authorities said they were brought to the hospital, but one of them was able to walk away.
The individual was apprehended as he attempted to flee the scene.
When the event occurred, the train was traveling between Seijogakuen-mae station and Soshigaya-Okura station in the capital’s Setagaya Ward.
All of the patients were conscious, according to fire department personnel.
There were dozens of paramedics and cops on the scene.
The police have refused to speak further, and there are currently no additional details available.
In Tokyo, violent violence is uncommon, and security has been on high alert during the Olympics.
The event occurred just a few miles from the Olympic stadium, which will host the closing ceremonies for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
Following Friday’s victory, Team GB has surged to fourth place in the medal rankings.
Britain now has 58 medals in total, including 18 gold medals.