Saudi prince dies of thirst in desert

July 30, 2002 at 10:29 AM
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 30 (UPI) -- Prince Fahd bin Turki bin Saud, 25, died Monday of thirst in the desert with temperatures above 122 degrees Fahrenheit (50 degrees Celsius), the royal court said Tuesday. It was not known whether he became lost or suffered a sunstroke in the Ramleh desert 55 miles (90 kilometers) east of Riyadh.

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