97 years old Iraqi dies 6 months after marrying young girl

A 97 years old Iraqi man who hit headlines last year for marrying a young girl died at his home in the Arab country nearly six months after his latest marriage.

Musli Mohammed Al Majmai triggered controversy in Iraq and other countries when he wedded a girl who was nearly 70 years younger than him.

Two of his grandsons wedded on the same day in their home province of Saladin north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad in July 2013.

Newspapers said Al Majmai had 325 children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.