Mystery of Allende death solved

Autopsy confirms Chilean president was not murdered but committed suicide amid coup that ended his Marxist rule in 1973.

    The mystery surrounding the 1973 death of Salvador Allende, the Chilean president, has been solved.

    The results of an autopsy have revealed that he killed himself, and was not murdered during the coup that toppled his government.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the Argentinian capital, Buenos Aires.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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