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Shoko Asahara, mastermind of 1995 nerve gas attack, finally hanged

Justice finally caught up with Shoko Asahara, 63, the founder of Aum Shinrikyo, a murderous neo-Buddhist cult most infamous for a sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995. He and six former disciples were executed this morning. According to Japanese media reports, the execution took place around 7am. All seven men were hanged. […]

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