Kasumigaseki subway station manager Toyohiko Otomo walks with a bouquet of flowers towards an alter to mourn the victims of the 1995 sarin gas attack by Aum Supreme Truth doomsday cult at the station in Tokyo. Photo: AFP

Japan marks anniversary of Tokyo subway gas attack as 13 cult members brace for word they’ll be sent to the gallows

Tuesday marks 23 years since members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult punctured plastic bags to release sarin nerve gas inside subway cars, sickening thousands and killing 13

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Kasumigaseki subway station manager Toyohiko Otomo walks with a bouquet of flowers towards an alter to mourn the victims of the 1995 sarin gas attack by Aum Supreme Truth doomsday cult at the station in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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