Shinzo Abe shooting news: Japan shocked after ex-PM dies

Shinzo Abe was Japan’s longest serving prime minister was shot during campaign event in city of Nara.

In mostly gun-free nation, Japanese stunned by Abe killing

Japan has struggled with shock and sadness, trying to come to terms with the assassination of Abe in a nation where firearms are strictly regulated and political violence extremely rare.

From Abe protege Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to ordinary people on social media, there was an outpouring of grief in a nation where political violence is so rare the last time a former or sitting prime minister was killed was nearly 90 years ago.

(Source: Aljazeera, July 8 – 2022)

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