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Former Nepal Prime Minister Koirala dies at 86

One of Nepal's most prominent politicians, Giriija Prasad Koirala, has died in the capital Kathmandu aged 86.

Mr Koirala was the leader of the Nepali Congress Party and a former Prime Minister.

Jane-Frances Kelly reports.

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