Animation Studio Fire in Kyoto Leaves More Than 20 Dead

A massive fire tore through an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, on July 18, killing more than 20 people and injuring around 40 more, the Japan Times reported.

Local media said that emergency services were called to Kyoto Animation on Thursday morning. Police were quoted as saying a man had broken in and poured gasoline around the studio. The man was reportedly taken into custody. Credit: komewoitameru via Storyful