A spokesman for the Kawasaki Fire Department in Japan told AFP that they had received an emergency call, which said four elementary schoolchildren were stabbed.
NHK and local news agency Jiji reported that one child has been confirmed dead after the attack. The attacker also reportedly died from a self-inflicted wound.
According to the Kyodo news agency, an unknown 50-year-old man stabbed 19 people at a bus stop.
The number of injured in a stabbing attack in the Japanese city of Kawasaki has increased to 19, the Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday, citing emergency services.
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