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Egypt's ex-leader Mubarak, 86, breaks his leg at military hospital
Egypt's ex-leader Mubarak, 86, breaks his leg at military hospital

Egypt's ousted President Hosni Mubarak broke his leg in a fall Thursday at the military hospital where he is being held. According to a security official speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, the 86-year-old Mubarak suffered the injury when he slipped in the bathroom. He will need surgery to repair a fractured thighbone, the official said. The former ruler, who is awaiting a retrial in connection with the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising that drove him from power, has been confined to the army hospital in a southern Cairo suburb due to health problems. He was sentenced in June 2012 to life in prison for the...

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