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Peru's ex-President Alan García shoots himself before arrest

BBC News Wednesday, 17 April 2019 ()
Peru's ex-President Alan García shoots himself before arrestAlan García is in a serious condition after shooting himself as police arrived to arrest him.
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News video: Peru's Garcia, Former President And Political Chameleon, Kills Himself to Avoid Arrest

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According to Reuters, the former president of Peru Alan Garcia, fatally shot himself in the head on Wednesday at his home in Lima as police waited in another room to arrest him in the Odebrecht case. Garcia had denied the corruption allegations that had long dogged him until the end, saying he was...

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