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Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot and killed in Nara while giving a speech.  The gunman used a homemade gun and was arrested in the aftermath of the shooting.  He confessed to the assassination. This event took place on 07/07/2022 at the following location: Nara, Japan.

Incident Type: Terrorism

Event Type: Assassination

Total Fatalities: 1

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 1

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 1

Source: Daily Mail