BREAKING: Mali ex-president Toure dies at 72

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On Tuesday, family member and a doctor said that Amadou Toumani Toure, Mali’s former president, who led the Sahel nation for 10 years before being removed in a coup, has died in Turkey aged 72.

“Amadou Toumani Toure died during the night of Monday to Tuesday in Turkey,” where he had been taken for health reasons, his nephew Oumar Toure told AFP.

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