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Argentine governor dies of shot to head

Julian Goinhex says Rio Negro Governor Carlos Soria was celebrating the new year near the city of General Roca when he was killed.

world Updated: Jan 02, 2012 09:31 IST
AP

The spokesman for a southern Argentine state says its governor has died of a shot to the head.



Julian Goinhex says Rio Negro Governor Carlos Soria was celebrating the new year near the city of General Roca when he was killed.


Goinhex gave no further details about what happened.

The 61-year-old Soria is a member of the nation's governing party.

First Published: Jan 01, 2012 21:12 IST