- Shinzo Abe repeats the fate of his grandfather with different tools and results - assassination of Shinzo Abe Japan

Shinzo Abe repeats the fate of his grandfather with different tools and results - assassination of Shinzo Abe Japan


History seems to be repeating itself with slight variations. Shinzo Abe's grandfather, the late Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi, was also the target of an assassination attempt, but, compared to the grandson, it did not take his life.

On July 14, 1960, Kishi was attacked with a knife while leaving the prime minister's home to host a garden party celebrating Hayato Ikeda's imminent ascension to the premiership. The attacker was an unemployed man named Taisuke Aramaki, 65, who belonged to right-wing groups.

Aramaki stabbed Kishi six times in the thigh, causing profuse bleeding. Aramaki did not clearly state the motives for his attack, despite the violent nature of the attack. He was sentenced to three years, and some figures close to Kishi considered that Aramaki's supposed anger may be related to political reasons, as Aramaki was the general secretary of the far-right wing of the Taikakai (Reform Society) movement. The Great) and in the post-war period became a member of the extra-parliamentary pressure group affiliated with LDP leader Banbuku Ono, as many LDP politicians felt that Ono was publicly hoping to succeed Kishi as Prime Minister, and may have been challenged by Ono's order.

Keshi was largely silent about the attack in his diary, until he devoted only two lines to it, and said he did not know why.

This morning, July 8, 2022, former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot by a gunman during his speech at a gathering in the Japanese city of Nara. He was shot in the right side of his neck, and was taken to hospital in critical condition, and he died at the age of 67 years old.

Japanese police find "dangerous explosive materials" in the home of the gunman who assassinated Shinzo Abe..

Japanese police have found dangerous explosive materials in the home of the arrested gunman after the attack and shooting of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, which resulted in his death

Officials said: "Dangerous materials were found in the house. We turned to the neighbors to ask to vacate the building," stressing that measures were taken in the event that these materials might explode.
During his attack on Abe, the gunman used a homemade firearm about 40 cm long and about 20 cm high.

During the search
and investigation, several other items were found in the gunman's home, similar to those found at the scene and which could also be homemade weapons.

The sources said that during the attack, Abi was shot in the right side of his neck, and bleeding was observed after that. In addition, bleeding was recorded in the chest area on the left, noting that he was conscious when he was injured, but during the transfer process, his condition became critical "with cardiac and pulmonary arrest."

The police and security forces immediately arrested the shooter, Tetsuya Yamagami, 41. He did not show any resistance during the arrest.
Japanese media reported that Yamagami served in the country's Maritime Self-Defense Forces for three years until 2005.
And media outlets quoted informed sources as saying that the perpetrator of the attack on former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was not satisfied with Abe and wanted to kill him..

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