Doctors fought for the life of the ex-Prime Minister of Japan for more than six hours. He died in Kashihara Hospital. Abe received two wounds: neck and heart. He was 67 years old.

Doctors recorded the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after he was attacked during a speech in Nara, NHK reports, citing the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party. The politician was 67 years old.

According to doctors, Abe was wounded in the right side of the neck, as well as the heart (at this point he opened internal bleeding).

Earlier, emergency services, as well as representatives of the Liberal Democratic Party, reported that Abe “allegedly had a cardiac arrest,” but the death was not yet confirmed. After the attack, the ex-prime minister was in serious condition.

The attempt occurred on the morning of Friday, July 8, at about 11:30. Abe was giving a speech in support of the Liberal Democratic Party in Nara when an unknown person shot at him. NHK reported that the former prime minister was injured twice. He was urgently hospitalized in the hospital of Kashihara city, Nara Prefecture, but the politician died.