Tokyo subway sarin attack remembered 28 years on

地下鉄サリン事件から28年 霞ケ関駅で遺族ら献花

NHK -- Mar 20
People in Tokyo are remembering the victims of the deadly sarin gas attack on the city's subway system nearly three decades ago.

On March 20, 1995, members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult released the toxic nerve gas inside packed rush hour subway cars on three lines in central Tokyo. Fourteen people died and about 6,300 others were injured.

At Kasumigaseki subway station on Monday, staff observed a moment of silence at 8 a.m., almost the exact time of the attack.

Bereaved relatives and passengers left flowers on a special stand inside the station.

Thirteen people have been executed for crimes perpetrated by the Aum Shinrikyo cult. The group's former leader Asahara Shoko, whose real name was Matsumoto Chizuo, was put to death in 2018. ...continue reading

Mar 20 (ANNnewsCH) - 14人が死亡したオウム真理教による地下鉄サリン事件から20日で28年です。駅員2人が犠牲となった、東京メトロの霞ケ関駅で遺族らが花を手向けました。  ...continue reading

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