Thousands Line Streets Of Tokyo To Give Farewell To Shinzo Abe

Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe was given a final farewell in central Tokyo, on Tuesday, after the 67-year-old was shot dead in a crime that has shocked the nation.Mr Abe, the country's longest-serving prime minister who remained influential even after he stepped down two years ago, was shot on Friday during a campaign speech in the western city of Nara.Hundreds of people, some in formal dark suits, filled pavements outside of the Zojoji temple in downtown Tokyo to bid farewell to Mr Abe.

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