Shinzo Abe, former PM of Japan, critical after being shot while giving speech

Shinzo Abe shot

Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is in a “grave condition” after being shot while giving a speech in the western city of Nara.

Fumio Kishida, Japan’s current prime minister, said Mr Abe was in a critical condition as doctors worked to save him.

A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder.

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