Vietnamese postgraduate student stabbed at Osaka University
Police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the stabbing of an international student in Osaka on Tuesday.
Police said the 28-year-old Vietnamese man, who is enrolled in a scientific postgraduate course at Osaka University in Toyonaka, was found on campus, with a knife in his stomach at around 4:20 p.m., NTV reported. The man is expected to make a full recovery within weeks, hospital officials said.
The victim has not made any statement to police yet. Investigators are trying to establish the circumstances that led up to the attack. There were no witnesses and police did not say whether it was a case of attempted murder or a possible suicide attempt.
The man has been a student at the university since 2010.