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>> The sentence of 20 years of imprisonment.>> This is the dramatic moment a war crime suspect hears his sentence.>> Slobodan Praljak, you may be seated.>> Shouts that he's not guilty.>>
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> I have taken poison.>> And shows officials rushing towards him from their seats. Witnesses say he was slumped in his chair.>> We suspend the->> The presiding judge then suspended the hearing and called for a doctor. Ambulances arrived and rushed him to a nearby hospital where a court spokesman says he died.
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>> Stunned silence ensuing at the UN war crimes tribunal in The Hague on Wednesday, which had been holding a hearing for 72 year old, Slobodan Praljak, a former wartime commander of Bosnian Croat forces. These cameras didn't capture what happened to him moments after, but do pick up Praljak saying, I have taken poison.
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It was the final hearing for the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Praljak was one of six former political and military leaders up before the court. He'd already been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in 2013 for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims.>> Please be seated.>> Praljak's apparent suicide coming in the final minutes of the court's last verdict.