Trucker on rampage kills three, leaves 14 injured

June 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.

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