The Jakarta Post , Jakarta | Wed, 12/30/2009 7:52 PM | Headlines
Former Indonesian president Abdurrahman Wahid, popularly known as Gus Dur , died Wednesday at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Central Jakarta.
Gus Dur's brother, Sholahudin Wahid, or Gus Sholah, confirmed the information as quoted by tempointeraktif.com.
Maman Imanulhaq from the National Awakening Party (PKB) said Gus Dur passed away after undergoing a dental operation at the hospital.
Journalists are waiting for an official press conference from the late family about his death. (ewd)