Kyoto arson attack death toll reaches 35
NHK -- Jul 28
Kyoto prefectural police say a man who was injured in the Kyoto Animation arson attack has died in hospital.

The death toll from the attack is now 35.

The 41-year-old suspect, Shinji Aoba, who allegedly poured gasoline on the studio and set it ablaze on July 18, remains in critical condition with severe burns.

「京都アニメーション」で起きた放火殺人事件で、27日午後、入院中だった男性が死亡して死者は合わせて35人になりました。 警察によりますと、新たに死亡が確認されたのは、20代の京都アニメーションの従業員とみられる男性です。男性は事件発生当時、建物の1階にいて自力で避難したところを救出され、病院に搬送されました。男性は全身にやけどを負い、大阪府内の病院で治療を受けていましたが、午後6時前に亡くなりました。これで事件による死者は35人なりました。一方、逮捕状が出ている青葉真司容疑者(41)は今も入院中で、呼び掛けに対して手時折、まばたきをするなどの反応を示していますが、依然として予断を許さない状況だということです。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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