How did Pol Pot die

Exdictator Pol Pot dead

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Phnom Penn (dpa / ND). The former dictator and leader of the Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, notorious for his years of reign of terror in Cambodia, is dead. The Defense Minister of Cambodia, Tea Banh, confirmed on the photo: Reuters Thursday morning (local time) in Phnom Penh that Pol Pot is near on Wednesday evening died of heart failure on the border with Thailand. He is said to have been around 70 years old; his exact date of birth is not documented. The death was confirmed by officials, rebel leaders and journalists who inspected the body. Pages 2 and 3

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