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JAPAN 1995 NERVE GAS ATTACK TOKYO SUBWAY Sarin is a volatile liquid used as a nerve gas. Its vapor is colorless and odorless. Sarin acts by interfering with a chemical which transmits impulses from one nerve cell to the next. A gas mask provides adequate protection from the vapor, but the liquid form can also be absorbed through the skin. Sarin was originally developed by the Nazis during World War II. On March 20, 1995, the Tokyo subway …

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…for the attack was AUM SHINRIKYO, a religious cult. This cult had a sarin gas leak at their compound at Matsumoto in June of 1994 in which seven people died and injured 200 victims. The cult played off the incident by saying the chemical precursors were being used for industrial purposes and no one in their organization had the knowledge how to make sarin gas. They also said the whole matter was conspired by the United States.