Self-Defense Forces chemical protective personnel enter a carriage of the Marunouchi Subway Line wearing gas masks for detoxification work at Korakuen Station on March 20, 1995.  At around 8.00am in the morning of March 20 members of the Aum Shirikyo Doomsday Cult released poisonous Sarin Gas in five coordinated attacks on trains travelling through Kasumigaseki and Nagatacho stations. This resulted in the death of 13 passengers and staff and over 6,000 injuries and was Japan's deadliest act of domestic terrorism. (Photo by Yomiuri Newspaper/AFLO)

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Tokyo Subway Sarin Gas Attack
Self-Defense Forces chemical protective personnel enter a carriage of the Marunouchi Subway Line wearing gas masks for detoxification work at Korakuen Station on March 20, 1995. At around 8.00am in the morning of March 20 members of the Aum Shirikyo Doomsday Cult released poisonous Sarin Gas in five coordinated attacks on trains travelling through Kasumigaseki and Nagatacho stations. This resulted in the death of 13 passengers and staff and over 6,000 injuries and was Japan's deadliest act of domestic terrorism. (Photo by Yomiuri Newspaper/AFLO)

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Date 4 Sep 2012
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