Bosnian war chief DIES after drinking bottle of POISON and yelling ‘I’m not a war criminal’ after his 20-year prison sentence for campaign against Muslims is upheld at The Hague

A Bosnian-Croat war chief has died after downing poison during his war crimes trial at The Hague, Croatian state TV reports.

Slobodan Praljak yelled, ‘I am not a war criminal!’ and drank a dark liquid from a small bottle seconds after losing his appeal against a 20-year prison sentence at the International Criminal Tribunal, in the Netherlands.

His lawyer shouted out ‘my client has taken poison’ before a judge suspended the hearing and the courtroom was closed.

Moments later ambulance crews arrived at the scene and a helicopter began hovering overhead.

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