Society | Nov 29

Famous professor seriously hurt in blade attack on Tokyo campus

TOKYO, Nov 29 (Kyodo) - A well-known Japanese professor was seriously wounded Tuesday in a suspected knife attack on a Tokyo university campus, and the attacker is still at large, police said.

Shinji Miyadai, a noted sociologist and faculty member at Tokyo Metropolitan University, was found at the institution's Minami-Osawa campus in Hachioji with what appeared to be multiple slash wounds to his neck, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

The 63-year-old professor was taken to the hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening. Police are on the lookout for the alleged attacker on suspicion of attempted murder. ...continue reading

Source: Tokyo MX


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