AKB48, Japanese pop group, cancels events after saw attack

May 26, 2014 6:51 PM

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AKB48, Japanese pop group, cancels events after saw attack

In this Jan. 29, 2014 photo, Rina Kawaei of AKB48 poses in a promotion event in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Kawaei and Anna Iriyama, members of the all-female Japanese pop group AKB48 and one staffer have been injured by a saw-wielding man at a fan event. (Credit: AP)

TOKYO - Japan's hugely popular female pop group AKB48 canceled fan events Monday after a saw-wielding man attacked two members and a staffer, shocking the nation and raising questions over security.

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