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Suspect in Tokyo train attack says he adores 'Batman' villain Joker

Man in green shirt and purple suit injures 17; says thinking of death penalty

Flames are visible in a train carriage following a stabbing and arson attack on the Keio Line in Chofu, western Tokyo, on Oct. 31 that left 17 people injured.   © siz33/Kyodo

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A man arrested in a knife and arson attack that injured 17 people on a train in Tokyo on Halloween night has told investigators he adores Batman villain character the Joker, police said Monday.

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