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A well-known Saudi poet died on stage while reciting poetry during a ceremony to honour former Saudi information minister Abdul Aziz Khoja, also a poet.
Mohammed Jawjarji, 80, was reciting his latest poems in a packed hall in the Western Red Sea port of Jeddah when he collapsed and died.
“He has just recited two poems when he collapsed and died of a heart attack,” the Arabic language daily Sabq said.
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