A man remained in critical condition after a knife and arson attack on a major railway line in the Japanese capital, Tokyo.
At least 10 other people were injured in the incident, which occurred around 20:00 (11:00 GMT) at Kokuryo station on the western outskirts of the city.
The alleged attacker, a 20-year-old, was arrested on the spot.
A video shared by broadcaster NHK showed people running from a train as smoke and flames filled the carriage.
Although Japan is one of the safest countries in the world, there have been numerous knife attacks in recent years.
Two separate incidents occurred at Tokyo train stations in August, resulting in several injured people.
In 2019, a man also assaulted a group of schoolchildren waiting for a bus in Kawasaki. Two people were killed and at least 18 were injured.
Ten passengers injured in the knife attack on the Tokyo train
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