Former US Senator John McCain died at the age of 81

BAGHDAD, US Senator John McCain died late last night at the age of 81 after suffering from brain cancer.

McCain, who left Washington last December to stop treatment last Friday, decided to move to the family home to spend his last moments in his hometown of Arizona.

The Republican Senator was battling a severe form of brain cancer after his discovery in July 2017 and was not seen in the US Congress in 2018. A surgery made to him in mid-April due to intestinal inflammation .

Source: National Iraqi News Agency