19 killed at care centre in Japan Sagamihara knife attack


19people have been killed in a knife attack at a residential care centre for the mentally disabled in Japan.

The attack in Sagamihara happened in the early hours today. Another 26 people were injured, 20 seriously.

Local police have arrested a male suspect after he turned himself in.

The man is said to be aged 26, and is a former employee at the Tsukui Yamayuri Garden facility, and he is reported to have told police he wanted disabled people to disappear.