Mubarak has heart attack on way to jail - report

2012-06-02 14:34
Cairo - Egypt's state media says Hosni Mubarak has suffered a "health crisis" while on his way to a Cairo prison hospital after being convicted and sentenced to life in prison for failing to stop the killing of protesters during last year's uprising.

State television and the official news agency report that Mubarak, 84, suffered the crisis while aboard the helicopter that ferried him to Torah prison hospital from the court hearing where he was convicted of complicity in the killing of about 900 protesters during the uprising that drove him from power.

Nile News, a state-owned news channel, said Mubarak suffered a heart attack. But that could not be immediately confirmed.
Read more on:    hosni mubarak  |  egypt  |  north africa

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
27 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.