Arson attack at Japan animation studio kills 33 Jul 19, 2019 0 494 12345 A suspected arson attack at an animation production company in Japan killed 33 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, after a man reportedly doused the building with flammable liquid and shouted “drop dead”. A motive for the apparent attack remained unclear hours after the blaze. If arson is confirmed, the attack will be among the deadliest criminal acts in decades in Japan, where violent crime is extremely rare.The fire gutted the three-storey building in the city of Kyoto that housed Kyoto Animation, behind famous anime television productions. The incident sparked an outpouring of support from the industry and fans worldwide, including a viral fundraising campaign. (AFP) page 4 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES 9.5% profit growth shows strength of Qatari banks: KPMG Jul 19, 2019 0 526 Iran impounds foreign tanker for fuel smuggling, arrests its crew Jul 19, 2019 0 1862 Defying Trump, US Congress blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia Jul 19, 2019 0 665 SC completes 200 mn work hours at Qatar 2022 World Cup projects The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has announced the completion of 200 million work hours since preparations began on the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup projects. With the 200 million work hour mark, the SC has .. Local dates festival to kick off at Souq Waqif on July 23 Tribune News Network Doha The fourth local dates festival will kick off at Souq Waqif on July 23. The festival will run until August 3. More than 80 local farms are expected to take part in the festival. Organised by the ..