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.

Shinzo Abe dead? Video leaked on Twitter and Reddit – was shot in the chest

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.

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