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29 January 2015 Last updated at 02:58 ET

Argentina's Nisman 'feared guards' Woman holds placard of Alberto Nisman at protest in Buenos Aires. 27 Jan 2015

Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in unexplained circumstances, borrowed a gun as he feared for his security, a colleague says.

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Wyre Davies Article written by Wyre Davies Wyre Davies Rio de Janeiro correspondent

Alberto Nisman: How and why did Argentina prosecutor die?

The death of former state prosecutor Alberto Nisman leads to conspiracy theories and questions in Argentina, the BBC's Wyre Davies reports from Buenos Aires.

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