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Suspected Arson At Anime Studio In Japan Kills At Least 33 People

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the apparently deliberate act in Kyoto is "too appalling for words." A suspect has been taken into custody.
Smoke rises from an animation company building after a fire in Kyoto, Japan, on Thursday. Source: Jiji Press

Updated at 9:45 a.m. ET

A major anime studio in Kyoto, Japan, was engulfed in flames in a suspected act of arson that killed at least 33 people, according to Japanese national.

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