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AKB48's Kawaei Rina and Iriyama Anna slashed at a handshake event in Iwate
According to the source, all three individuals injured on their hands, and transported to a hospital. It is unknown how serious their injuries are, but they are all conscious, and it does not seem to be life-threatening.
The sponsor explained it was around 5:00 pm when they called police and stated that 'a man with an edged tool went on a rampage.'
Iwate Prefectural Police arrested the man on suspicion of attempted murder, and they said, "The man suddenly attacked them with a saw." According to NHK's report, it was a 24-year-old man from Towada, Iwate, and he accepted the charge.
The handshake event began at 1:00 pm, and many members were in attendance. However, they did not make a possession check of visitors during their entrance.
Source & Image: Nikkan Sports
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