August 17, 2022
Japan ex-prime minister Abe shot, taken to hospital - NHK- BP News Today

Japan ex-prime minister Abe shot, taken to hospital – NHK

A sound like a gunshot was heard at the time, and a male suspect has been detained, NHK said.

The former prime minister was not conscious and appeared to be in cardio-respiratory arrest, Japan news agency Kyodo reports.

Police say he was shot from behind with a shotgun, NHK said.

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