• Kyodo


A gangster was shot dead Wednesday afternoon while eating lunch in a family restaurant in Hikari, Yamaguchi Prefecture, police said.

Noboru Ogawa, 55, from Aichi Prefecture, was shot several times in the throat and abdomen at around 12:30 p.m. and died soon after, the police said.

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