Subway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas are treated near Tsukiji station in Tokyo in this 1995 file photo. Photo: Kyodo News via APSubway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas are treated near Tsukiji station in Tokyo in this 1995 file photo. Photo: Kyodo News via AP
Subway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas are treated near Tsukiji station in Tokyo in this 1995 file photo. Photo: Kyodo News via AP

Japan’s subway sarin attack doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo still a threat, security official warns

  • Members of the original cult carried out a sarin attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995, killing 14 people and injuring 5,800 other commuters
  • Now three splinter groups are actively recruiting new members and building up millions of dollars worth of funds, a security official has warned

Topic |   Japan
Subway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas are treated near Tsukiji station in Tokyo in this 1995 file photo. Photo: Kyodo News via APSubway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas are treated near Tsukiji station in Tokyo in this 1995 file photo. Photo: Kyodo News via AP
Subway passengers affected by sarin nerve gas are treated near Tsukiji station in Tokyo in this 1995 file photo. Photo: Kyodo News via AP
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