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Deadly arson attack on Japanese animation studio

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A fan of Kyoto Animation cries as she visits the area near the studios' building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A fan of Kyoto Animation cries as she visits the area near the studios' building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A fan of Kyoto Animation cries as she visits the area near the studios' building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A firefighter looks out of a window at the torched Kyoto Animation building in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A firefighter looks out of a window at the torched Kyoto Animation building in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A firefighter looks out of a window at the torched Kyoto Animation building in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays outside the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Firefighters conduct an investigation at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Firefighters conduct an investigation at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Firefighters conduct an investigation at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A man prays next to the flowers dedicated to the victims of the fire, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays next to the flowers dedicated to the victims of the fire, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays next to the flowers dedicated to the victims of the fire, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Firefighters work at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Firefighters work at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Firefighters work at the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A police officer stands guard at a location where the suspected arsonist was detained, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A police officer stands guard at a location where the suspected arsonist was detained, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A police officer stands guard at a location where the suspected arsonist was detained, near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Flowers are placed in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building to mourn the victims of the arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Flowers are placed in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building to mourn the victims of the arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Flowers are placed in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building to mourn the victims of the arson attack, in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A man prays for the victims of the arson attack in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building n Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays for the victims of the arson attack in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building n Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A man prays for the victims of the arson attack in front of the torched Kyoto Animation building n Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A window of Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A window of Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A window of Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 19. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Flowers are placed near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Flowers are placed near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Flowers are placed near the Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Kyoto Animation building which was torched by arson attack is seen in Kyoto, Japan, July 18. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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