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A top Chinese general hanged himself at his home last week after becoming the latest prominent official to be swept up in President Xi Jinping’s wide-ranging corruption campaign, state-run media reported Tuesday.

Chinese People’s Liberation Army Gen. Zhang Yang, director of the powerful Central Military Commission’s (CMC) political department, was under investigation over alleged links to disgraced former Gens. Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou, who had both served as vice chairmen of the commission, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

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