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Japan marks second anniversary of Shinzo Abe's assassination (10 images)

By Wade Sheridan

Japanese citizens offer prayers and flowers on July 8, 2024, to mark the second anniversary of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's assassination, He was shot near Yamato-Saidaiji station in Nara Prefecture, Japan. Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minster, died at age 67.



Japanese citizens offer flowers and prays on July 8, 2024, the second anniversary of late former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's assassination. He was shot near Yamato-Saidaiji station in Nara Prefecture, Japan. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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A portrait of Abe is on display. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister retired from office in 2020 after a bout of health problems. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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Abe was speaking at a political event when he was fatally shot by 41-year-old Tetsuya Yamagami. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI
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