Japanese Prime former Minister collapses after gun-shot attack.

Former Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe has collapsed after he was shot at an event in the city of Nara.

Mr. Abe was shot at twice while he was giving a speech, causing him to fall to the ground.

His attacker has been arrested.

Former Tokyo governor, Yoichi Masuzoe said in a tweet that the sixty-seven-year-old Mr. Abe was in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest.

The term is often used before a death is officially confirmed in Japan.