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Vehicle plows into New Year's crowd in Tokyo, injures eight people

Nine people were hurt one seriously when a man deliberately ploughed his car into crowds celebrating New Year's Eve along a famous Tok A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene after driving into crowds of people
Leonard Rios | 01 January, 2019, 15:38

A auto ploughed into crowds celebrating New Year's Day early on Tuesday in a suspected terror attack, leaving eight people injured, including one who was unconscious.

Japanese police arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of intention to kill shortly after the crash in the early hours of New Year's Day.

Ten minutes after midnight in Tokyo on January 1 a van ploughed into pedestrians on a small street in the Shibuya Ward, injuring at least eight people.

Local TV footage showed the small van with a smashed-up front end, as ambulance workers and police officers rushed to the scene.

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Japanese police said a ninth person was injured after Kusakabe got out of his vehicle and punched him. When apprehended by police, the man declared that he had carried out a terrorist attack. The suspect appeared to have planned to set his vehicle on fire, Mainichi newspaper and other Japanese media reported.

British counter-terrorism police are investigating stabbings at Manchester Victoria train station that left three people injured, including a police officer, on New Year's Eve. It was not immediately clear whether he was referring to a specific execution or the country's system of capital punishment.

The incident occurred on the well-known Takeshita Street in the shopping and tourist district of Harajuku, which runs parallel to the famous Meiji shrine. Seven people were killed.

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