TOKYO, July 8. /TASS/. Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was injured during a public speech in the city of Nara on Friday, the NHK television reported.
According to media reports, at least two shots were heard during the attack.
The ex-premier was rushed to hospital, unconscious, a spokesperson for the ruling Lilberal Democratic Party of Japan said.
The presumed attacker was captured, NHK said. He apparently acted alone.