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Veteran politician Sanan dies

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Sanan Kachornprasart has died at Siriraj Hospital where he was being treated for emphysema for more than two months. He was 78. 

Udom Kachintorn, dean of the hospital's faculty of medicine, said the veteran politician suffered from a severe blood infection and died peacefully at 5.09pm on Friday.

Maj Gen Sanan was admitted to the hospital on Nov 22 and had been on a respirator under close monitoring by doctors since then.

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