Former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot at in western Japan on Friday, reported Japan-based media house NHK.
‘Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo collapsed during a speech in the city of Nara, in western Japan.
Initial reports say he may have been injured. An NHK reporter on site heard something that sounded like a gunshot, and saw Abe bleeding,’ it said in an alert.
The incident occurred at around 11.30 am (8.29 am IST) on Friday.