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Man stabbed in pachinko parlor parking lot in Tokushima

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A 57-year-old man was stabbed in the parking lot of a pachinko parlor in Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture, on Sunday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 12:05 a.m. Sankei Shimbun reported that a man called 119 and said a man was stabbed after he got into an argument with a group of men.

The victim, Takao Bando, was stabbed in the stomach and taken to hospital where he is a critical condition, police said.

Police said they have learned that Bando was called by an acquaintance and went to the scene, where he was attacked by several men. The acquaintance called 119 after the attack, while the other men fled in a car.

The scene is along a national highway about 400 meters southeast of Fuchu Station on the JR Tokushima Line.

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And pachinko has absolutely nothing to do with this crime, other than it happening in their parking lot. No pachinko parlor in Japan is open at that hour of the morning. But it is not uncommon for people to park their cars there and go out, because it is free parking!

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The scene is along a national highway about 400 meters southeast of Fuchu Station on the JR Tokushima Line.

Really ? Thanks I’ll look into it…

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YubaruToday 06:15 pm JST

And pachinko has absolutely nothing to do with this crime

It is common knowledge, that the parking lot or back alley of a pachinko parlor is where a customer can trade their winning balls for cash so it may have been an argument over money and based on the write-up, it appears this is what happened.

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It is common knowledge, that the parking lot or back alley of a pachinko parlor is where a customer can trade their winning balls for cash so it may have been an argument over money and based on the write-up, it appears this is what happened.

Not at that time of the AM they don't. You assume much without any information to back it up!

FYI it is NOT common knowledge to those that dont play. Dont assume everyone knows.

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