Three people stabbed outside University of Tokyo

NHK -- Jan 15
Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of stabbing three people outside a campus of the University of Tokyo. They say all three are conscious and being treated at hospital.

Police were alerted to the incident in front of the university's main gate in Bunkyo Ward at around 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.

They arrested the suspected attacker, a high school student from the city of Nagoya, on suspicion of attempted murder.

Investigative sources say the victims are two high school students who were about to take standardized university entrance exams and a man in his 70s.

The exams are taking place on Saturday and Sunday at 677 locations nationwide. More than 530,000 people have applied to take them.

Special measures are in place at the test sites to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

大学入学共通テストの試験会場である、東京大学の前で受験生の高校生ら3人が切り付けられ、17歳の少年が殺人未遂の疑いで現行犯逮捕されました。逮捕された男子高校生の身柄がある本富士警察署から報告です。 - ANNnewsCH