Japan Former Pm Shinzo Abe shot: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot during an election campaign in the western part of the country. Shinzo was seriously injured in this incident. Now now the video of this incident has surfaced. In which the shooter can be seen shooting. Many people can be seen in the video. After which suddenly the sound of firing comes. According to media reports, it seems to be a DIY shotgun. Firefighters in Japan said Shinzo Abe was not breathing when he was airlifted to hospital after being shot. His heart rate had stopped.
Shinzo suffers heart attack after being shot
Local fire department official Makoto Morimoto said Abe suffered a heart attack after being shot and was taken to a provincial hospital. Chief Cabinet Minister Hirokazu Matsuno told reporters that police had arrested a suspect from the scene in Nara. "Such a barbaric act is completely unforgivable, whatever the reason, and we strongly condemn it," Matsuno said. State broadcaster NHK released a footage of the incident, in which 67-year-old Abe can be seen falling on the road and several security personnel can be seen running towards him.
A few minutes after Shinzo Abe began to deliver a speech outside a main train station in western Nara, he was fired upon. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida returns to Tokyo in a helicopter from his election campaign site in Yamagata in northern Japan. Kishida and Shinzo Abe belong to the same political party. Matsuno told that all cabinet ministers are returning to Tokyo after stopping their campaign. In another footage, election campaign officials can be seen gathering around their popular leader.
Shinzo Abe an influential leader
Shinzo Abe is still an influential leader in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and leads the Sewakai, its largest faction. When Shinzo was giving a speech when the incident happened, he fell to the ground after being hit by a bullet, with his hand on his chest, blood on his shirt. This attack in Japan, considered one of the safest countries in the world, is astonishing. Japan has strict gun control laws.