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Man shouting ‘You die' kills 33 at Japan anime studio

30 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MARI YAMAGUCHI
TOKYO - A man screaming “You die!” burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans.
Thirty-six others were injured, some of them critically, in a blaze that sent people scrambling up the stairs toward the roof in a desperate - and futile - attempt to escape what proved to be Japan's deadliest fire in nearly two decades. Others emerged bleeding, blackened and barefoot.
The suspect, identified only a 41-year-old...
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Tim Cook says the suspected arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that left 33 people dead is 'a tragedy felt far beyond Japan'

Tim Cook says the suspected arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that left 33 people dead is 'a tragedy felt far beyond Japan'

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A fire broke out at Kyoto Animation's studio in Japan on Thursday morning, killing 33 people and leaving 36 people injured.
Apple CEO Tim Cook called the suspected arson attack "devastating" and "a tragedy felt far beyond Japan" in a tweet on Thursday.
Prime Minister of Japan Abe Shinzō also Tweeted his condolences for the beloved animation studio.
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