World NewsFormer Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died

Shinzo Abe Dead: Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died after being shot this morning.

Japan: According to reports, former Prime Minister Shinzo of Japan was shot dead this morning. Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot in the chest during a campaign speech in Nara, near Kyoto in western Japan.

Following this, he was given intensive care at the hospital. His death has now been confirmed, public broadcaster NHK said.

Earlier, at 11:30 local time this morning, Shinzo Abe was rushed to hospital after collapsing during an election campaign speech in the western Japanese city of Nara.


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Reports said that at that time a gunshot was heard and a person has been arrested in this connection. Kyodo News reported that the former Japanese prime minister was brought to the hospital unconscious and may have suffered a heart attack. Now official information has come that he has lost his life.

Shizuo Abe: Longest serving Prime Minister of Japan

Abe served two terms as Japan’s prime minister before stepping down in 2020 citing ill health. But he remained a towering figure in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and kept key factions in check.

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