Posted BY: Jack Newman For Mailonline

A Japanese sailor has been stabbed in the neck with a pair of scissors during a World War II memorial service in the Solomon Islands.

The victim was part of a Japanese Navy media team at this morning’s event attended by US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman when he was attacked by the ‘mentally affected’ man.

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Video of the incident showed half a dozen servicemen, including US forces, trying to control a bearded man in a yellow T-shirt struggling on the ground. 

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