Iraqi ambassador to Lebanon dies of heart attack

Iraq's ambassador to Lebanon's body was due to be taken on Monday to the Iraqi city of Najaf al-Ashraf for burial, according to the reports.

Iraqi ambassador to Lebanon dies of heart attack

Iraq's ambassador to Lebanon, Jawad al-Hairi, died during the night of a heart attack, Lebanese local radios said on Saturday.

The ambassador died during surgery at Beirut's Clemenceau medical centre where he was admitted after experiencing chest pains, the reports said.

Al-Hairi's body was due to be taken on Monday to the Iraqi city of Najaf al-Ashraf for burial, according to the reports.

Agencies

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