Peruvian Army officer dies during talks

The chief of the Peruvian army general staff died of a heart attack here in the capital while he was taking part in talks with Ecuadorian officials.

Lima: The chief of the Peruvian army general staff died of a heart attack here in the capital while he was taking part in talks with Ecuadorian officials.
Maj. Gen. Abilio Fox Calle fainted at around 11 a.m. Monday during a meeting at a Lima hotel, an army press release said Tuesday.

He was immediately taken to a clinic, where he died, according to the medical report.

The Army said this was an "irreparable loss for the institution" and expressed its "deepest sorrow" to the family of the deceased.

IANS

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