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Man killed, woman injured in stabbings in southwestern Japan

A police car is parked near the crime scene where two people were stabbed in their house in Kotake, Fukuoka Prefecture. (Kyodo)

FUKUOKA (Kyodo) -- A man died and a woman was injured Monday after they were stabbed in Fukuoka Prefecture, southwestern Japan, authorities said.

    The two, in their 50s, and another man in his 80s were taken to hospital, police said. Police suspect the older man fatally stabbed his son and injured the woman in their house in the town of Kotake.

    Police received an emergency call reporting that a woman had been stabbed around 6:45 p.m.

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