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Published: Saturday January 11, 2014 MYT 8:39:00 PM
Updated: Saturday January 11, 2014 MYT 8:46:58 PM

Ex-Israel PM Ariel Sharon dead at 85

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon (pic) died at a hospital near Tel Aviv on Saturday, aged 85, after spending eight years in a coma, Israeli media said.

There was no immediate confirmation from Sheba hospital, where he was being treated, with a spokesman announcing a statement would be given at 3:00 pm (1300 GMT).

Tags / Keywords: Ariel Sharon, Former Israeli prime minister, dead


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