Ex-Japanese PM Shinzo Abe assassinated

Killed during campaign speech

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Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe
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Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe

Japan's longest-serving prime minister and founder of Abenomics, Shinzo Abe has died after being fatally shot during a campaign speech, aged 67.

Abe was attacked while giving a speech for political candidate Kei Sato - a current member of the Upper House running for re-election in Nara earlier today. Reports have now confirmed that despi...

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