Saudi Crown Prince dies: report

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Posted: Oct 22, 2011 12:18 AM
Saudi Crown Prince dies: report

LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz has died, CNN reported on Saturday.

Prince Sultan, thought to be aged about 86, had been on a visit to the United States for medical tests. As well as heir to the throne of the world's top oil exporter, he was defense minister.

(Writing by Matthew Jones; Editing by Yoko Nishikawa)