Famous professor seriously hurt in blade attack on Tokyo campus

都立大学で教授・宮台真司さんが首を数カ所切られ重傷 男は逃走中

TOKYO, Nov 29 (Kyodo) - A well-known Japanese professor was seriously wounded Tuesday in a suspected knife attack on a Tokyo university campus, and the attacker is still at large, police said.

Shinji Miyadai, a noted sociologist and faculty member at Tokyo Metropolitan University, was found at the institution's Minami-Osawa campus in Hachioji with what appeared to be multiple slash wounds to his neck, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

The 63-year-old professor was taken to the hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening. Police are on the lookout for the alleged attacker on suspicion of attempted murder. ...continue reading

Nov 29 (Tokyo MX) - 八王子市にある東京都立大学のキャンパス内で大学教授の男性が男にいきなり切り付けられ、大けがをしました。男は今も逃走中です。  ...continue reading

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