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Copies of an additional edition of a newspaper are distributed in Tokyo’s Yurakucho district on July 8, 2022 showing the news that former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died after being shot dead during an election campaign event in Nara earlier today. Abe was Japan’s longest-serving prime minister until 2020 before stepping down for health reasons. (Photo by Naoki Morita/AFLO)

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assassinated in an election
A screen in Tokyo’s Yurakucho district on July 8, 2022 displays the news that former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died after being shot during an election campaign event in Nara earlier in the day. Abe was Japan’s longest-serving prime minister until 2020 before stepping down for health reasons. (Photo by Naoki Morita/AFLO)

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assassinated in an election
Police officers investigate the scene where former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot dead during an election campaign in the western Japanese city of Nara on July 8, 2022. (Photo by Shuzo Kayamura/AFLO)

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assassinated in an election
Police officers investigate the scene where former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot dead during an election campaign in the western Japanese city of Nara on July 8, 2022. (Photo by Takahiro Sanda/AFLO)

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assassinated in an election
FILE PHOTO: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe – Shinzo Abe, December 15, 2014, Tokyo, Japan: Japanese Prime Minister and Chairman of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Shinzo Abe attends the press conference at the party headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, December 15, 2014. (Photo by AFLO)

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assassinated in an election
FILE PHOTO: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe – September 15, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – Five Liberal Democratic Party presidential candidates shake hands at the start of a public debate at Japan’s National Press Club in Tokyo on Saturday September 15, 2012. .The LDP could win the most seats in the more powerful House of Representatives in the next general election, with its leader likely to become Prime Minister.They are, left to right: former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; former Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba; former Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura; Nobuteru Ishihara, LDP General Secretary, and Yoshimasa Hayashi, Acting Chairman of the LDP Policy Research Council. (Photo by AFLO)

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