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Ex-Japanese PM Shinzo Abe hospitalized after apparent shooting

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Posted at 10:47 PM, Jul 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-08 00:47:59-04

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was hospitalized Thursday after a possible shooting, according to multiple reports.

CNN reports Abe collapsed and was taken to a hospital by helicopter while he was giving a campaign speech.

Abe was the longest-serving prime minister in Japanese history before he resigned in 2020 because of health problems.

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