Former general Xu Caihou attends a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March, 2012. Photo: AP Former general Xu Caihou attends a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March, 2012. Photo: AP
Former general Xu Caihou attends a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March, 2012. Photo: AP

China's former PLA number 2 Xu Caihou dies of cancer amid graft probe

Prosecutors dropped charges against general - one of 16 senior officers held last year on suspicion of corruption - but will continue efforts to recover huge bribes allegedly paid to him

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Former general Xu Caihou attends a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March, 2012. Photo: AP Former general Xu Caihou attends a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March, 2012. Photo: AP
Former general Xu Caihou attends a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March, 2012. Photo: AP
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