Former President Nestor Kirchner
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Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner dies

Argentina's former President, Nestor Kirchner, has died after suffering a sudden heart attack, doctors say.

Mr Kirchner, 60, who had been operated on in September for heart problems, died in the southern Argentine city of El Calafate, local media reported.

His wife, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is the current president of the country.

Daniel Schweimler reports.

  • 27 Oct 2010