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Asahi Shimbun-related sites were targeted in five attacks beginning in January 1987, the most serious of which was the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old reporter at the daily’s Hanshin branch in the city of Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture.

On Tuesday, the 15-year statute of limitations runs out on the final incident — the attempted bombing of the paper’s Shizuoka branch on March 11, 1988.

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