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Police Confirm Head & Hand Injuries In AKB48 Attack

posted by Aysohmay on 25 May, 2014 at 03:22 pm   ·   16 comments
Police Confirm Head & Hand Injuries In AKB48 Attack

Police officials have confirmed that Anna Iriyama has suffered head injuries after being attacked at an AKB48 handshake event.

Reports indicate that Iriyama has suffered the worst of the injuries recieved from the shocking attack. Along with her head injuries, the idol has reportedly broken her right pinkie.

While Iriyama suffers head and hand injuries, Kawaei Rina and the AKB48 staff member involved in the attack were both stabbed in the hand. The exact extent of their injuries is unclear at the moment.

An official statement from the AKB48 is that none of the injuries are life threatening.

The terrible injuries were caused by a 24-year-old man who managed to enter AKB48's handshake event with a hand saw. The assailant began attacking people with the saw, creating a horrific scene for those in attendance.

The assailant has been taken in by police and is currently being held for questioning. He is reportedly being charged with an attempted murder.

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  • Posted by yaminohime · 1,181 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    that is a whole new level of brutality.

  • Posted by KatMan382 · 168 Jpops · 3 shares · 2 years ago  

    Man, I don't like AKB48, but this takes disliking a group to a whole new level. He should be ashamed! That being said, I hope the girls and staff member are ok and heal quickly.

  • Posted by Snooopid · 245 Jpops · 3 shares · 2 years ago  

    Holy shit. What in the world is going on in Asia?!

  • Posted by celid · 26,719 Jpops · 85 shares · 2 years ago  

    Get well soon. It's incredible how cruel a person can be.

  • Posted by KARAlex88 · 11,955 Jpops · 9 shares · 2 years ago  

    Wishing you all a speedy recovery

  • Posted by Hakuo · 100 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    What the f*** happened...poor girls. I hope they are safe and getting better!
    How the h*ll can someone do something like that...

  • Posted by Tsuzuku · 1,038 Jpops · 4 shares · 2 years ago  

    Hope they get better soon...

  • Posted by furubashi · 805 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    二人は指の骨折や頭と手で切り傷を負った模様。命んp別条はなし。その被疑者は之後で「ファン」と言えるでしboth have broken finger on the hand and also knife scars on the hand and on the head. their lives are the person "fan" after committing this.

  • Posted by SparkFury · 6,950 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    Please get better soon

  • Posted by Jubeheim · 728 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    I wonder how it all unfolded.

    "Would you like to shake my hand?"


    *Reaches innocently only to take out a HAND SAW?*

  • Posted by Gensai · 915 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    so bad !!!! :< i hope they'll get well soon... :(

  • Posted by empressyong · 1,055 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    yabai yo, sore.... = ="

  • Posted by Britt1110 · 3,216 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    This is horrific just to think about. This group was just out trying to connect with their fans and the even ends up like this? People are crazy I swear.

  • Posted by HitomiKana · 518 Jpops · 4 shares · 2 years ago  

    OMG I hope the people who were hurt will be okay.

  • Posted by uzumahyuuga · 337 Jpops · 4 shares · 2 years ago  

    Hoping for their fast recovery.

    Hopefully they could still perform well after this incident.

  • Posted by RomanceProductions · 175 Jpops · 2 years ago  

    Oh my gosh. I am glad to hear that the injuries are not serious. Speedy recovery to all involved.

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