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Japan / Tokyo Subways / Poison Gas Attack / Cult #362322

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 27, 1995
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Kamikuishiki, Japan: James Hattori) The investigation by Japanese police of the religious cult Aum Shinrikyo in connection with the poison gas attack on the Tokyo subway system featured; scenes shown from the sect compound as authorities remove the sarin chemicals. [Chemistry professor Shungi ISHIKURU - comments on the cult's making of the poison sarin gas.] [Former MEMBERS - comment on the common abuse and violence within the sect.] Cult leader Shoko Asahara reported hiding out.

Chung, Connie;
Hattori, James

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