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Report: Mubarak suffered heart attack during corruption questioning

The 82-year-old deposed leader reportedly taken to an intensive care unit after suffering heart pains during questioning over the killing of protesters and embezzling of public funds.

by Haaretz Service and News Agencies

April 12, 2011 | 2:05 pm

Hosni Mubarak

Hosni Mubarak

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was taken to an intensive care unit after suffering a heart attack during questioning over corruption charges, AFP reported on Tuesday.

The 82-year-old former president was deposed Feb. 11 after 18 days of popular protests and has been under house arrest in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh for the last two months.

He was reportedly undergoing questioning over the killing of protesters and embezzling of public funds, when he suffered heart pains and was taken to a Sharm El-Sheikh hospital.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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