Families of people killed in sarin gas attack in Japan hope cultists will tell truth
News On Japan via sacbee.com -- Jul 01
Eighteen years after a deadly sarin gas attack by the Aum Supreme Truth cult in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, in Japan, family members of the victims hope the recent arrests of two Aum fugitives will help uncover the truth about a series of Aum crimes.
The attack, which took place June 27, 1994, left eight people dead and sickened about 600.
In June, police arrested two former Aum members over their alleged involvement in the 1995 sarin attack on the Tokyo subway system. While the arrests mean there are no wanted Aum members remaining at large, the cult's crimes have left long-lasting scars on the victims' families.
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