Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe assassinated: Shinzo Abe passed away on July 8, 2022. He was the longest-serving PM of Japan and briefly Leader of the Opposition in 2012. Know more about Shinzo Abe.
Bing News: Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe assassinated
The attack happened when Shinzo Abe was giving a speech in the city of Nara. The attacker fired two shots at him from behind, after which Shinzo Abe fell to the ground and was seen bleeding from his body.
The attacker is a former member of the Maritime Self-Defense Force
According to the Japanese state channel NHK, the attacker has been identified as a former member of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force. Police say the gunman admitted he tried to kill Abe because he was “dissatisfied” with them.
Know who said what on the death of Shinge Abe
PM Modi shared photo with Abe
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Abe made a huge contribution in taking India-Japan relations to the level of a special strategic and global partnership. Today the whole of India mourns with Japan and we stand with our Japanese brothers and sisters in this difficult time.
03:25 PM, 08-JUL-2022
Sharing a picture from my most recent meeting with my dear friend, Shinzo Abe in Tokyo. Always passionate about strengthening India-Japan ties, he had just taken over as the Chairman of the Japan-India Association. pic.twitter.com/Mw2nR1bIGz— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 8, 2022
PM Modi expressed grief
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the death of Shinzo Abe. He wrote in the tweet, “I am shocked and saddened by the tragic passing of one of my dearest friends, Shinzo Abe. He was a great global statesman, administrator. He dedicated his life to making Japan and the world a better place.
02:59 PM, 08-JUL-2022
National mourning in India tomorrow
Prime Minister Modi has said that we have deep respect for Shinzo Abe, so tomorrow there will be a day of national mourning in India.
03:43 PM, 08-JUL-2022
Rahul expresses grief over Abe’s assassinated
Shocked to hear the news of the attack on former PM of Japan, Shinzo Abe, who has been instrumental in deepening Indo-Japanese ties.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 8, 2022
Prayers for his recovery. My thoughts are with his family.
Former Delhi President Rahul Gandhi has targeted the death of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after slipping. Rahul asked India – the one who is happy. Rahul Gandhi thought that Sliding’s former prime minister would be saddened by Shinzo Abe. The layoff between India and Spriggs was well prepared. He has grown into a strong following Hindu-Pathuran. My condolences to the family and the public.
03:24 PM, 08-JUL-2022
India has lost a close friend: Rajnath
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on the death of former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe: India has lost a close friend who worked towards strengthening bilateral ties between India and Japan.
Deeply saddened by the assassination of former Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe. India today has lost a close friend who assiduously worked towards strengthening the bilateral relations between India and Japan, during his tenure as Prime Minister. 1/2— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July 8, 2022
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New video of the incident surfaced
Second video shows the attempted assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe— BNO News (@BNONews) July 8, 2022
NOTE: Video not graphic, but viewer discretion is advised pic.twitter.com/BZNGHP78ds
The attacker spoke of an attempt to kill the confessor
According to the news quoting Japanese media, the accused of attack on Shinzo Abe has confessed to the crime. He has said that he wanted to kill Abe. Because, he was dissatisfied with them.
12:37 PM, 08-JUL-2022
Abe’s condition is getting worse
According to reports quoting Japanese media, Shinzo Abe’s condition is deteriorating. Doctors are working hard to save him, yet he is not showing any improvement.