Friday, 15 April 2011

On This Day - 1998: Former Cambodian dictator dies

The former Cambodian dictator, Pol Pot, whose regime led to the deaths of millions of his people, has died. Journalists who were shown his body in a village in western Cambodia were told he had died of a heart attack.
After initial scepticism most of the journalists said they were confident it was Pol Pot.

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