Iraq's Ahmad Chalabi, leading voice behind 2003 US-led invasion, dies of heart attack

November 3, 2015 7:45 AM

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BAGHDAD – Iraqi state TV says Ahmad Chalabi, a prominent politician who strongly advocated the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to overthrow Saddam Hussein, has died of a heart attack.

The report on Tuesday said he died in Baghdad but did not provide further details on the circumstances of his death. He was in his early 70s.

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