Man with a saw attacks, injures 2 members of Japanese girl group AKB48

No, this is not a Quentin Tarantino movie.

Screenshot from a fan site

 

Reuters, via BBC.com, reports that members of the Japanese female pop group AKB48 were interacting with fans at a meet-and-greet function on Sunday, May 25, when a man with a 20-inch saw attacked them.

 

According to the report, AKB48 members Rina Kawaei, 19, and Anna Iriyama, 18, received emergency treatment for cut and broken fingers. Iriyama also had wounds on her face.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

 

Police arrested a 24-year-old high school dropout named Satoru Umeta for the attack.

 

For more on this story, log on to BBC.com.

Tell us your #feels!

0
Total votes
View more stories tagged

Read more stories about

Recommended Videos

Latest Stories

Load More Stories