'Thank You, Prime Minister': Shinzo Abe's Funeral Held in Tokyo

Mourners paid their respects to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on July 12, as a funeral procession made its way through the city.

Footage posted by Japanese politician Takashi Yamashita shows Abe’s hearse and motorcade passing the prime minister’s office as people salute and bow. People can be heard saying “thank you”.

Abe, the country’s longest serving leader, was fatally shot while delivering a campaign speech on July 8. Credit: Takashi Yamashita via Storyful

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