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Japan / Tokyo Subways / Poison Gas Attack / Cult #362298

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 24, 1995
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: James Hattori) The continuing investigation by Japanese police of the link of a religious cult to the poison gas attack on the Tokyo subway system featured; the background of the cult and cult leader Shoko Asahara with poison gases reviewed; scenes shown from the sect compound and the subways. [Former Japan security official Atsuyuki SASSA - comments on the police plan to raid the cult compound before the sarin attack on the subway.] [Chemical weapons expert Kyle OLSON - says the first gas leak was only a field test.]

Hattori, James;
Rather, Dan

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