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Posted by Shiso TH STAFF Sunday, May 25, 2014

AKB48 theater manager explains Kawaei and Iriyama's conditions

AKB48, Kawaei Rina, Iriyama Anna
As reported earlier, AKB48 members Kawaei Rina and Iriyama Anna got injured by a 24-year-old man with a saw, during the group's handshake event in Iwate. 

On the 25th at 9:30 pm, AKB48 Theater manager Yuasa Hiroshi explained the details on those two's conditions in front of the hospital they are currently hospitalized.

According to the theater manager, Kawaei fractured her  thumb of the right hand, and got slashed on her right arm. Iriyama also fractured her pinky finger of the right hand, and got slashed on her head area and right arm. Both of them received surgeries to join the edges of the wounds.

The theater manager also revealed that those two are able to have clear conversation, and they looked calm right before the surgeries.

Along with the two members, there was a male staff member who also got injured, but none of them are life-threatening.

Source & Image: NHK


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