Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot at whereas campaigning in Nara, western Japan on Friday, NHK reported. The suspect has been arrested.

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was reportedly shot at in Nara, Japan right now (AFP picture)

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot at whereas campaigning in Nara, western Japan on Friday, public broadcaster NHK reported. The suspect has been arrested.

Japan Occasions reported that Abe was attacked from behind round 11:30 am and struck by a bullet within the chest, whereas delivering an election marketing campaign speech on a road in Nara. He has been taken to hospital bleeding after collapsing. He’s reportedly displaying no important indicators, reported NHK.

In keeping with NHK experiences, a sound like a gunshot was heard on the time Abe collapsed. A male particular person of curiosity was detained on the scene. An NHK reporter on the scene stated they may hear two consecutive bangs throughout Abe’s speech.

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