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Former Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe is in critical condition after apparent shooting

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July 8, 2022 (New Delhi): Former Japanese Prime Minister and country’s very popular leader Shinzo Abe has been attacked and his condition is said to be very critical. Shinzo Abe, who was addressing an election rally, was fired upon by the assailant which went into his chest. The police have arrested the attacker and recovered the shot gun from him. After this attack, Shinzo started bleeding from the front neck and he fell there. The people present at the rally immediately tried to save his life by giving him CPR but according to Japanese media his body is not moving. Let us know how the brutal attacker carried out this attack.

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According to Japanese media, Shinzo Abe had arrived in Nara prefecture to campaign for the Liberal Democratic candidate. Shinzo Abe was giving a speech during the rally. Meanwhile, a loud sound was heard from behind and smoke was visible everywhere. It is seen in the video of this incident that Shinzo Abe has been attacked from behind. Several security personnel were deployed to protect Shinzo Abe but they could not stop the attack. A woman told that while Shinzo Abe was giving a speech, this attacker came from behind and shot him.

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The woman said, ‘The first bullet hit as if it was a toy. Shinzo Abe did not fall from this attack and after this a loud bang was heard. The second shot was heard more and smoke spread everywhere. After the second shot, the people present there gave CPR to Shinzo Abe and he was immediately taken to the hospital. After being shot, Shinzo Abe fell to the ground and blood started pouring down his throat.” It is being told that all the vital organs of Shinzo Abe are not working and the hope of his survival is being told low.

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It is being reported that the gun with which Shinzo Abe was attacked was made locally. It is suspected that it is a shotgun. The Japanese government has formed a task force in view of the deadly attack. It is being told that the Japanese government can soon issue a statement on this incident. The most popular Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, held the post of Prime Minister for the longest time in the country.

Let us tell you that Shinzo Abe resigned from his post in the year 2020 after suffering from colitis. Japan has the world’s strictest gun law and very few people die from guns in this country with a population of 120.5 million. Getting a gun license in Japan is a very long and complicated process. This attack has put a question mark on the gun control measures there.

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