Sudanese Defence Minister dies in Juba

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Sudanese Defence Minister died of a heart attack in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.

General Jamal al-Din Omar was suffering from chronic illnesses, the Sudanese army spokesman said.

He became head of the Defense Ministry after the fall of President Omar al-Bashir.

Before becoming minister, he headed the Transitional Council's Security and Defence Committee, a position to which he was appointed by its president, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhane, in May.

As head of the Defence ministry, Ge…
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