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At Least 15 People Are Dead After A Knife Attack In Japan

The man surrendered to police after the stabbing.

By Stephanie Liebergen | July 25, 2016

A man armed with a knife went on a rampage in a city outside Tokyo, Japan, killing at least 15 people. 

The attack happened about 2:30 Tuesday morning local time at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara. 

NHK World reports that at least 15 people were killed and as many as 45 others were wounded. 

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The suspect, a man in his 20s, turned himself into police after the incident. Officials say the man confessed to the stabbings and has been arrested on murder charges. 

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