Windsor Star

Sickle-wielding vendor kills one in Japan

- TOKYO

A Japanese festival stall-holder killed one man and wounded six others in a sickle-wielding rampage after customers made fun of him, police said Sunday.

Toshiaki Arai, 42, rammed a car into a crowd of people before jumping out and slashing indiscrimi­nately with the curved blade late on Saturday. He was arrested at the scene in the northern city of Hakusan, Ishikawa prefecture.

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