Former Syrian Premier Commits Suicide

Published May 21st, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Former Syrian prime minister Mahmud Zu’bi, who faced corruption charges, has committed suicide, hospital sources in Damascus told AFP Sunday. 

A Syrian official asked about the report by AFP said he had no information. 

Abu Dhabi television interrupted its programs Sunday to give the report, saying Zohbi had killed himself by shooting himself in the head, quoting "reliable sources" in Damascus. 

The date of his suicide was not given – DAMASCUS (AFP) 


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