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Shinzo Abe

Shinzo Abe's assassination: how it unfolded

Former prime minister shot while giving campaign speech

TOKYO -- At about 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Shinzo Abe, who twice served Japan as prime minister, was shot on a street in the western city of Nara while stumping for Sunday's upper house election. He was helicoptered to a hospital where he died at about 5:03 p.m. He was 67.

Nikkei has reproduced the scene of the attack with a 3D movie. In addition, using videos posted on social media, we analyzed the circumstances of the assassination.

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