Philip Patrick Philip Patrick

Shinzo Abe’s killing has horrified Japan

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Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe has died after he was shot twice while campaigning on the streets of the city of Nara, ahead of Sunday’s upper house elections. The incident took place at 11:30 this morning. A witness told NHK (Japan’s national broadcaster) that:

He (Abe) was giving a speech and a man came from behind.

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