Uzbek President Islam Karimov is dead

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has died after suffering a stroke, three diplomatic sources told Reuters on Friday. He was aged 78.Islam KarimovEarlier on Friday it was said that the health of Karimov, who has been in hospital since last Saturday, had sharply deteriorated.

The Uzbek government is yet to confirm the reports.

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