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Former Afghan President Dies

KABUL: Prominent politician and former President of Afghanistan Sibghatullah Mojaddedi has died, sources close to his family confirmed.

Mojaddedi left for Pakistan in 1978 following 1978 coup which resulted into the victory of People’s Democratic Party and started political and armed campaign against the government of the time by forming National Liberation Front.

He was appointed as the Chairman of the Afghan Senate, Upper House of Parliament (Meshrano Jirga) in 2003.