Bangladesh president dies in Singapore—embassy
DHAKA—Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman, a veteran ruling party politician, died Wednesday in a Singapore hospital where he was being treated for kidney and respiratory problems, an embassy official told AFP.
“The president died at a hospital here in Singapore at 6:47 p.m. local time,” Bangladesh High Commissioner in Singapore M. Mahbubuzzaman told AFP by phone, referring to the 84-year-old.
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