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7/12/03

Iranian photographer dies of brain stroke in hospital

Director General of the press and foreign media department of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad-Hossein Khoshvaqt, declared in Tehran on Saturday that the hospitalized Iranian photographer and reporter, Zahra Kazemi, 54, passed away Friday night as a result of brain stroke, IRNA reported.

He added that Kazemi, introducing herself as an Iranian national, was authorized to take photos and prepare reports on the recent university unrests as a representative of the English `Camera Press' institute.

Her mother along with other members of her family had visited her at the hospital while she was undergoing treatment.

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