Over 30 students sent to hospital after pepper spray exposure in Tokyo

Jun 11, 2024

Tokyo [Japan], June 11: More than 30 students in a school in Tokyo were taken to hospitals Tuesday after being accidentally exposed to pepper spray inside a classroom, local media reported.
More than a dozen ambulances and police cars were sent to the Tokyo Korean School after students complained of eye pain following the incident reported at around 9:55 a.m. local time, Kyodo News reported, citing the rescue workers.
Their symptoms are minor, it added.
According to police, a middle school student accidentally used the pepper spray owned by a friend during a recess period at the school in Shinjuku Ward.
Source: Xinhua

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