Former #Japanese #PrimeMinister Shinzo Abe was attacked by a man from behind while he was making a stump speech on a street in #Nara on Friday. The #Police seized the man who attacked Abe at around 11.30 am: The Japan Times#NewsUpdate #ShinzoAbe
Result Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was injured in an apparent shooting during Sunday’s parliamentary election campaign, Japanese state broadcaster NHK reported.
The Japanese politician was taken to a hospital after accepting what he believed was a bullet during a speech in the city of Nara (western Japan) on Friday, according to the aforementioned media.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot in the chest while making a speech on the streets of the country’s west, Japan’s NHK news agency reported. Abe, who ruled the country until 2020, collapsed and went into cardiac arrest, the first report showed. A suspect has been detained and is being questioned, according to local media.