Twenty-eight people suffered tearful eyes and sore throats after the contents of a canister were accidentally discharged in a Tokyo train car on Thursday night.
According to police, the incident occurred on the Toyoko line near Gakugei-daigaku Station in Tokyo's Nakameguro Ward at around 11:45 p.m. TBS reported that a group of four people accidentally activated the personal protection spray inside the carriage. The canister reportedly contained extract of chili pepper.
Out of the 28 people affected by the spray, 10 were taken to hospital where doctors described their injuries as minor. According to police, the four individuals in possession of the spray were intoxicated at the time of the incident.© Japan Today