Former US Secretary Of State Colin Powell Dies Of COVID Complications

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies of COVID complications

WASHINGTON D.C., (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 18th Oct, 2021) Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has died aged 84 of COVID-19 complications, his family has announced.

He was a former top military officer who rose to become the first African-American secretary of state in 2001 under Republican George W Bush.

"We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American," BBC reported while quoting a statement of the family.

"We want to thank the medical staff... for their caring treatment," it added.

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