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Tokyo gas attack executions leave many questions unanswered

Hanging of seven AUM Shinrikyo members fails to draw issue to close

Policemen wearing gas masks search the compound of the AUM cult in Yamanashi Prefecture in March 1995. (Photo by Mamoru Yago)

TOKYO -- Seven members of the cult behind the 1995 Tokyo subway sarin gas attack were hanged on Friday, the largest group of people to be executed in post-war Japan.

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