In Japan, 3 people, including police officers, were killed in a stabbing incident along with shooting.
According to police, they received a call late afternoon, reporting that a man had stabbed a woman. When officers arrived at the scene, the assailant fired several shots from a rifle similar to the one used in the shooting, killing four people, before the assailant fled the scene and surrounded the building.
A 40-year-old woman injured in the stabbing was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Two policemen were also killed and another person was injured. The ages of these officials were 46 and 61 years
The suspect was wearing a camouflage hat, sunglasses and a mask. The administration has appealed to the people to stay at home.