WATCH: Japan PM Fumio Kishida attacked with smoke bomb, remain unhurt
Tokyo: Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has been evacuated unhurt from a public event after he was reportedly attacked with a smoke bomb while he was giving a speech in Wakayama.
As reported by BBC, witnessed admitted that they saw someone throwing something, followed by a smoke while others claimed that they heard a big bomb. Meanwhile, no injuries have been reported.
As per videos emerged from ground zero, officers showed overpowering a person, who is believed to be a suspect.
Reportedly, he was arrested on suspicion of obstruction of business and later identified by the authorities as 24-year-old Ryuji Kimura. The motive behind the act is still unclear.