A woman received injuries on Sunday after being struck by parts of the body of a man who had just been hit by a train in a likely suicide, reports Nippon News Network.
According to the Kamata Police Station, a man, aged in his 20s, jumped onto the tracks at Zoshiki Station, located in Ota ward, and in front of an oncoming express train on the Keikyu Main Line at around 8:30 p.m.
The impact sent parts of his body onto the platform, striking the face and arm of the woman, aged in her 20s.
The injuries to the woman are not considered serious. The man was confirmed dead about one hour after the incident.
An examination of security camera footage showed the man jumping onto the tracks, leading officers to believe he took his life intentionally, according to the Hokkaido Shimbun (Jan. 9).
The Environment Ministry said Friday that it has punished a 71-year-old part-time worker at Shinjuku Gyoen National Park in central Tokyo for neglecting to collect entry fees from some non-Japanese speakers. (Jiji)
A male guest at a business hotel in Hakata Ward leaped from a room window after taking a female employee hostage on Wednesday morning, police said. The man is currently in critical condition, reports Nippon News Network (tokyoreporter.com)
A guide dog user died after falling from a railway platform and being hit by a train in the city of Warabi, Saitama Prefecture, on Saturday, according to local police and the train operator. (the-japan-news.com)