Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been shot. This deadly attack took place on Shinzo Abe in the city of Nara in western Japan, after which the former PM collapsed on the stage after bleeding. Shinzo Abe was addressing a small public meeting when the attack took place.
The shooter who attacked Shinzo Abe is a local man named Tetsuya Yamagami. According to reports, the identity of 41-year-old shooter Tetsuya Yamgami has been in the military of Japan. He has served in the Japanese Navy.
When he fired at Shinge Obe, it is believed that his second would have been only 10 feet from the former PM of Japan. When Shinzo was shot, he fell in the middle of the road during the speech. Soon after, Yamgami was caught by the security personnel there. According to reports, he had used a shotgun. A case has been registered against him under attempt to murder.
After the attack on the former Prime Minister of Japan, the statement of Japanese Prime Minister Fumiya Kishida has also come to the fore. He strongly condemned the incident. Addressing the nation, he said that this is a barbaric attack. He also said that the attacker will not be spared. Kishida said that every effort is being made to save Shinzo Abe.
Visibly shocked but remaining calm, Kishida says he's praying for Abe's recovery. pic.twitter.com/VogE3J5tc9— Gearoid Reidy リーディー・ガロウド (@GearoidReidy) July 8, 2022