Trucker on rampage kills three, leaves 14 injuredJune 8th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 8 (Xinhua) Three people were killed and 14 wounded Sunday after a man struck passersby with a small truck and stabbed them with a knife in the Akihabara area of the capital city, police said. The dead were three men aged 19, 47 and 74 years respectively.
Three women and a traffic police officer, who was patrolling at the time, are among the 14 wounded.
The police arrested a 25-year-old man identified as Tomohiro Kato, a resident of Shizuoka prefecture.
Akihabara is Tokyo’s well-known electronics quarters, which attracts visitors from around the world.