A 34-year-old man was stabbed by another man he had been arguing with on a train in Osaka on Wednesday morning.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 7 a.m. at Taisho Station on the JR Kanjo Line. Fuji TV reported that the victim had apparently been arguing on the train with an older man, said to be in his late 40s or early 50s. When the train stopped at the station, they both got off and continued arguing on the platform, station surveillance camera footage showed.
Police said that as they were ascending the stairs toward the exit, the older man stabbed the victim in the stomach and then fled amid the rush hour crowd.
The victim was taken to hospital but his injury is not life-threatening, police said.© Japan Today