The world is spinning out of control. It seems like everyday there is a mass-shooting, bombing, terrorist attack, or stabbing.
While mostly it has been happening America, Europe,and the Middle East, terror has now come to a country where violence and especially terrorism are very rare.
SAGAMIHARA, Japan (@AP) – Japanese news agency: 19 dead, 20 injured in knife attack outside Tokyo
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More via NHK:
A knife-wielding man has gone on a rampage at a facility for handicapped people in the city of Sagamihara, west of Tokyo.
Police say 15 people are confirmed dead and 45 injured.
They say they received a call from an employee of Tsukui Yamayuri-en just after 2:30AM on Tuesday morning. The caller reportedly said that a man carrying a knife broke into the building.
Police arrested a young man, apparently in his 20s, when he turned himself at a police station in the city shortly after 3 AM.
Police say the man told them that he was a former employee of the center.
Tsukui Yamayuri-en is located about 2 kilometers east of the JR Sagamiko station.
We will keep you updated as this story rolls on.