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Argentine Governor Dies of Shot to Head

Sunday, 01 Jan 2012 06:15 AM

 

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The spokesman for a southern Argentine state says its governor has died of a shot to the head.

Julian Goinhex says Rio Negro Gov. Carlos Soria was celebrating the new year near the city of General Roca when he was killed.

Goinhex gave no further details about what happened.

The 62-year-old Soria was a member of the nation's governing party.

 

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