Japan executes 2008 Akihabara massacre attacker —report

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By Trend Japanese citizen Tomohiro Kato, who carried out a massacre inTokyo’s Akihabara District in June 2008, has been executed Tuesdaymorning, Trend reports citing TASS. The attack resulted in deaths of seven people, ten more wereinjured. Driving a truck, Kato rammed into a crowd, then left thevehicle and starting stabbing indiscriminately with a knife. Thepolice arrested the attacker promptly, but was unable to avoidcasualties. In 2011, he was sentenced to a death penalty. The defense filedan appeal, but the Supreme Court denied the appeal. The Akihabaramassacre is one of the most resonant …

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