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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications aged 84

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell died of COVID-19 complications on Monday morning, his family said in a Facebook post. He was 84.

Powell was fully vaccinated and had received treatment at the Walter Reed National Medical Center, the family said.

Powell served as secretary of state from 2001 to 2005, under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American to hold the position.

He also served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989 to 1993, under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,” Powell’s family said Monday.

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