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A man who was stabbed in the bottom with a poisoned umbrella has died in Hannover, Germany, nearly a year after the attack, say police.
The 40-year-old man had been in a coma with mercury poisoning for months after a stranger jabbed him in the backside with the toxic brolly.
Prosecutors say he had been showing signs of recovery but suddenly died.
The mystery seems to be a carbon copy of the assassination of Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov, who was killed with a poisoned umbrella in London in 1978 at the height of the Cold War.
German police are still hunting for the new killer.
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