BREAKING: Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is dead

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is dead, according to Elias Mudzuri, the vice president of his party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

Tsvangirai died in South Africa where he was undergoing cancer treatment.

'It is sad for me to announce that we have lost our icon and fighter for democracy,' Mr. Mudzuri said on Twitter. 

Mr Tsvangirai, 65, a former prime minister, had reportedly been suffering from colon cancer.

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