RUSSIA AMBASSADOR FOUND DEAD IN POOL AT KHARTOUM HOME

Russia’s ambassador to Sudan, veteran diplomat Mirgayas Shirinsky, was found dead in the pool of his Khartoum residence on Wednesday (Aug 23), Sudanese officials said.

“The Russian ambassador died this evening at his Khartoum residence,” the Sudanese foreign ministry said in a statement, without giving a cause of death.

“He was found dead in the swimming pool of his residence at 7.05pm,” police spokesman Omar al-Mokhtar told AFP.

Source: National News Agency