Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin has died - state media

FILE PHOTO: China's President Jiang Zemin gestures during his press conference in Beijing, China, September 2, 1994. REUTERS/Will Burgess/File Photo

BEIJING (Reuters) - Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin died on Wednesday at the age of 96, Chinese state media reported.

Jiang died from leukemia and multiple organ failure in Shanghai at 12:13 p.m., the official Xinhua news agency said.

(Reporting by Tony Munroe; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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