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January 6, 1994 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Zviad Gamsakhurdia, the ousted Georgian president who inspired a civil war that devastated his homeland, is believed to have committed suicide in exile in western Georgia, his wife and other sources said Wednesday. Manana Gamsakhurdia told authorities and reporters that her 54-year-old husband shot himself to death in the early morning of Dec. 31 after his stronghold in the village of Dzhikhaskari was ambushed by pro-government troops. Mrs.
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January 6, 1994 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Zviad Gamsakhurdia, the ousted Georgian president who inspired a civil war that devastated his homeland, is believed to have committed suicide in exile in western Georgia, his wife and other sources said Wednesday. Manana Gamsakhurdia told authorities and reporters that her 54-year-old husband shot himself to death in the early morning of Dec. 31 after his stronghold in the village of Dzhikhaskari was ambushed by pro-government troops. Mrs.
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