Breaking News: 19 Killed in Japan Stabbing Spree

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Yet again we see another cruel act of violence, at least 19 people were killed by being stabbed to death early Tuesday at a facility for people that are disabled in Japan, public broadcaster NHK reported.

The total number of people that have been reported dead is 19, while another 20-45 have been injured according to various local reports.

According to www.nbcnews.com –

“The stabbings occurred early Tuesday morning in Sagamihara, west of Tokyo, Kyodo news reported.

NHK reported that a 26-year-old man claimed to have carried out the attack. The man identified himself as an ex-employee of the facility, according to the broadcaster, and surrendered to police overnight.

Citing police sources, one of Japan’s largest daily newspapers, Asahi Shimbun, quoted the suspect saying “All disabled should cease to exist.”