Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (R) and his father, former King Norodom Sihanouk, talk to media after arriving in Phnom Penh in this October 20, 2004 file photo. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/Files
Cambodia's former king Sihanouk dies in Beijing: Xinhua
Posted : Sunday, 14 October 2012 07:35PM
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Cambodia's former king Norodom Sihanouk died of natural causes at the age of 89 on Monday in Beijing, where he was receiving medical treatment, the official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported.
Xinhua cited Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Nhik Bun Chhay as saying Sihanouk died at 2 a.m. Beijing time (1800 GMT Sunday). Sihanouk had been receiving medical treatment in Beijing for a number of years.
(Reporting by Lu Jianxin and Jason Subler; Editing by Paul Tait)
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