Riyadh governor passes away

Prince Sattam was appointed Riyadh governor after his half-brother, Crown Prince Salman, was named defense minister in October 2011.

Riyadh governor passes away

World Bulletin / News Desk

Riyadh governor Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz, a half brother of the Saudi king, died on Tuesday, state news agency SPA reported without saying what caused his death.

SPA quoted a royal statement as saying that Prince Sattam, who was in his 70s, would be buried in the Saudi capital on Wednesday. The brief report gave no other details about why and where the death occurred.

Prince Sattam was appointed Riyadh governor after his half-brother, Crown Prince Salman, was named defense minister in October 2011.

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