Image: A man stabbed care facility residents in Japan killing at least 19

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Mass Killing at Care Center for Disabled Shocks Japan

Nineteen people were killed when a knife-wielding man went on a rampage at a care center for mentally disabled in Sagamihara on June 26.

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Image: A man stabbed care facility residents in Japan killing at least 19

A man stabbed residents at the Tsukui Yamayuri En residential care facility for disabled people with a knife killing at least 19 and injuring 25 in Sagamihara, near Tokyo, Japan on the early hours of July 26, 2016. Kanagawa police arrested Satoshi Uematsu, 26, who turned himself in to a local police station, and admitted to perpetrating the attack. 

ABOVE: Japanese police offers give directions to vehicles on a blocked road.

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A police officer is seen outside the Tsukui Yamayuri En care centre.

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Police officers are seen near the facility for the disabled.

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An aerial view shows emergency members at the Tsukui Yamayuri Garden, the residential care facility for disabled people in Sagamihara.

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A man is seen inside a facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place.

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Police officers investigate at a facility for the disabled.

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A woman walks by a line of outside broadcasting vans parked near the Tsukui Yamayuri-en facility for the disabled.

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People who are believed to be relatives of residents at a residential care facility for disabled people leave the facility in Sagamihara.

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A police officer directs a vehicle in front of the facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack took place.
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Journalists surround Governor of Kanazawa Prefecture Yuji Kuroiwa offering a prayer for victims killed at residential care facility for disabled people.

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Members of the media crowd around the alleged house of the suspect in Sagamihara.

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Japanese police establish a perimeter outside of the residential care facility for disabled people.

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