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Japanese television announces the death of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe following a gunshot wound this morning

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Japanese television reported the death of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, after he was shot by a gunman while giving a speech in the city of Nara on Friday morning.


Former Prime Minister Shanzu Abe was this morning shot by a gunman during his speech at a rally in the Japanese city of Nara. He was immediately taken to hospital unconscious and in critical condition after receiving two bullets from behind, and fell after the second shot.



During the attack, the sources reported that Abe had suffered a gunshot wound to the right side of his neck, after which bleeding was observed. In addition, bleeding was recorded in the chest area on the left, noting that he was conscious when he was injured, but during the transfer, his condition became critical "with cardiac and pulmonary arrest."


Abe is 67 years old. The longest-serving minister in Japan's post-war history resigned in September 2020.


For its part, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted that Abe is a prominent political figure who has made an invaluable contribution to the development of Russian-Japanese relations



Japanese police found dangerous explosive materials in the house of the arrested gunman after attacking and shooting former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who killed him.


Officials said: 


  • "Hazardous materials have been found in the house.
  • We turned to neighbours to request the evacuation of the building ", confirming that action had been taken in the event that such items might explode.
  • During his attack on Abe, the gunman used a homemade firearm about 40 centimetres long and about 20 centimetres high.
  • During the search and investigation, several other objects were found in the gunman's home, similar to those found at the scene of the incident . which could also be hand-made weapons.


During the attack,the sources reported that Abe had suffered a gunshot wound to the right side of his neck, after which bleeding was observed. In addition, bleeding was recorded in the chest area on the left, noting that he was conscious when he was injured, but during the transfer, his condition became critical "with cardiac and pulmonary arrest."


The shooter, Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, was immediately arrested by police and security forces. There was no resistance during the arrest.


Japanese media reported that Yamagami had served in the country's maritime self-defence forces for three years until 2005.


According to media outlets, the perpetrator of the attack on former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was unhappy with Abe and wanted to kill him.



Media reveal information about the outlet of the attack on Shinzo Abe


Japanese media revealed details and information about the suspect in the shooting of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.


Media reported that the suspect in the attempted assassination of Shinzo Abe was a former sailor of the Japanese Navy's Self-Defence Forces for three years until 2005, Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, and a resident of the city of Nara, where the former Prime Minister was delivering his speech.


  1. The armed police arrested the man, but he did not show resistance.
  2. According to eyewitnesses, the suspect shot Abe twice from behind with a homemade weapon.
  3. The media reported that Abe is currently in a hospital in Nara governorate. Emergency services said the politician was "in cardiopulmonary arrest."



Shinzo Abe is in a very dangerous condition and the attacker reveals his motives


Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says Shinzo Abe is in a very dangerous state following Friday's shooting by a gunman during a speech in the western city of Nara.


Kishida added at a press conference:


  • "Today, former Prime Minister Abe was attacked in Nara province. his situation is extremely serious ".
  • Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was attacked at around 11.30 local time (05.30 Moscow time) in the Japanese city of Nara during his speech there.
  • According to Japanese media, according to authorities and sources in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Abe was shot twice from behind. He fell after the second shot.


Police said Abe was aware when he was injured, but then, during the transfer, his condition became critical "with cardiac and pulmonary arrest."


During the attack, the sources reported that Abe had suffered a gunshot wound to the right side of his neck, after which bleeding was observed. In addition, bleeding was recorded in the chest area on the left.


The shooter, Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, was immediately arrested by police and security forces. There was no resistance during the arrest.


Japanese media reported that Yamagami had served in the country's maritime self-defence forces for three years until 2005.


According to media outlets, the perpetrator of the attack on former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was unhappy with Abe and wanted to kill him.