Zambia's former president Chiluba dies

15:21, June 18, 2011      

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Former Zambian president Fredreick Chiluba died Saturday at the age of 68.

According to the Zambian National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC), Chiluba died at 0:05 a.m. on Saturday for a massive heart attack in the presence of his wife and doctor.

Chiluba started complaining of heart pains on Friday evening, ZNBC quoted Chiluba's spokesperson as saying.

The spokesman said that the doctor was called and attempted to save Chiluba's life but failed.

Chiluba, born on April 30, 1943, served as president of Zambia between November 1991 to January 2002.

Source: Xinhua
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