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Senior Chinese official Su 'sacked in graft probe'

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China's highest-ranking politician to be investigated since President Xi Jinping took power has been sacked from his government post after being placed under a corruption probe, state media said on Wednesday. 

Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a speech during a regional conference in Shanghai, on May 20, 2014

Su Rong, 65, until last year the top Communist party official in the central province of Jiangxi, was "removed" from his most recent post as vice-chairman of the China People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the official Xinhua news agency reported.

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