Japan's Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Got Shot and died

Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died after he was shot in Nara, Japan, during a campaign speech, according to NHK, quoting ruling Liberal Democratic Party sources.

The world is in shock tonight after the assassination of Japan's longest-serving leader, former Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe. 

The 67-year-old was shot in the street during a speech in a country where gun violence is almost non-existent. 

Shinzo Abe built a legacy during a record-breaking tenure as a foreign policy hawk.

But he will always be remembered for ‘Abenomics’, an aggressive economic-growth strategy 

Pakistan PM tweets, "I extend my profound condolences over the sad demise of former Japanese Prime Minister.

World leaders were shocked at the demise of the former Japanese PM.

Outgoing UK PM Boris Johnson tweets, "His global leadership through unchartered times will be remembered by many"

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy tweets on the demise of Shinzo Abe, "I am extending my deepest condolences to his family and the people of Japan at this difficult time. This heinous act of violence has no excuse".

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