KAMO, Kyoto -- Little girls at an elementary school here became violently ill after teachers sprung a drill aiming to instruct them on how to seek protection if a berserk attacker raids their class, education officials said Saturday.
A fifth grader suffered shock to such an extent she could not stop vomiting, while another two classmates complained they were unable to sleep in the wake of the training exercise inspired by the June 8 massacre of eight pupils at the Ikeda Elementary School in Ikeda, Osaka Prefecture.
Officials from the Kamo Board of Education were apologetic.
"It went way too far," Shiro Kajita, board superintendent, said. "To have …