📩 10/10/2023 10:59
It was reported that 1 people, including a child, were injured when they touched a chemical substance in a bag on a train traveling on the Tohoku High Speed Train Line in Japan. It was stated that the injuries were not life-threatening.
The incident took place at noon on the train from Shin-Aomori Station to Tokyo. Four people, including a child, suffered burns when they touched the chemical substance in a bag on the train.
Passengers who were evacuated from the train following the incident were handed over to medical teams at Sendai Station. While it was learned that the injuries were not life-threatening, a detailed investigation was launched into the incident.
The cause of the incident has not been disclosed yet. However, it is being investigated whether the chemical substance was placed on the train as a result of an accident or deliberately.
The incident is considered one of the most serious chemical accidents in Japan in recent years.
Following the incident, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida expressed his sadness over the incident and wished the injured to recover as soon as possible.