Six passengers suffered injuries after a man sprayed a substance resembling tear gas on them in a subway car in Osaka on Saturday night.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 10:20 p.m. in a train on the Midosuji line between Umeda and Yodoyabashi stations, Fuji TV reported. Police said the suspect, identified as Mitsutoshi Waki, 28, a cram school teacher, started spraying the gas in passengers' faces.
Six passengers suffered injuries and four of them were taken to hospital, police said.
Other commuters and station staff subdued Waki on the platform at Yodoyabashi station and handed him over to police.
Waki was quoted by police as saying he had some trouble with a male passenger sitting beside him, who was dozing off.© Japan Today