China News Service, November 1, according to Hong Kong’s “Wen Wei Po”, on the evening of October 31, local time, a man dressed as a “clown” attacked passengers with a knife on a Tokyo subway train, causing at least Seventeen people were injured, of which one was seriously injured and unconscious.

  It is reported that the suspect is a 24-year-old man who has been arrested by the police on the spot. The police are currently investigating the details of the case.

 [Man attacked with a knife and set fire]

  At around 8:00 pm on October 31, local time, on the Tokyo Metro Keio Line bound for Shinjuku Station, when approaching the Chofu City Kuniri Station, a man dressed as the "Joker" in the movie "Batman" The train attacked passengers with knives and stabbed many people. One of them was a 60-year-old man who lost a lot of blood and was in a coma and was being sent to a doctor for emergency treatment.

  In addition, the man spilled an unknown liquid in the fifth compartment and set it on fire, burning some seats.

Kyodo News stated that the man spilled gasoline, but there are also reports that he spilled hydrochloric acid.

  Keio Metro Corporation stated that the train was heading to Shinjuku at the time of the incident. The line was a limited express train and originally did not stop at Kokusai Station.

However, they received a notification from the captain that "there is a man with a knife in the car", and immediately stopped and leaned to the station to let the passengers get off and evacuate.

After the train stopped at the Guoling Station, police officers from the Metropolitan Police Department rushed into the compartment to subdue the suspect and arrested him for "attempted murder."

The firemen put out the fire half an hour later.

  [Passengers jumped out of the subway window to escape]

  According to the video shared by the passengers on the social networking site "Twitter", many passengers can be seen running in the car, flames and black smoke in another car in the distance, and many people escaping from the window Platform.

A video also showed that the suspect in the "clown" costume was sitting on the car seat before being arrested.

  An eyewitness said: "I thought it was a Halloween stunt performance, and then I saw a man walking towards me, slowly waving a long knife with blood still on the knife." A female passenger Said that he saw a person in the carriage holding a knife in one hand and a container in the other.