Peru’s ex-president Alan Garcia dies after shooting himself (Updated)
Peru’s former president Alan Garcia has died after shooting himself in the head as police arrived at his home to arrest him as part of a bribery scandal.
Garcia shot himself as police arrived to arrest him
He was in a critical condition in hospital in Lima and is undergoing emergency surgery, reports local TV channel America.
The 69-year-old was president of Peru from 1985 to 1990 and again between 2006 and 2011.
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