Japanese government spokesman told 19 dead after knife attack

By REUTERS
July 26, 2016 06:13

Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday he had been told that 19 people were dead after an attack by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in central Japan.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga also told a news conference that police had not obtained any information to suggest there was a link between the attack and Islamist extremism.


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