Hosni Mubarak (AP/Charles Dharapak)

Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak in hospital

The recently ousted ex-president has been hospitalized amid a corruption investigation


Associated Press
April 12, 2011 8:16PM (UTC)

An Egyptian security and health officials say former President Hosni Mubarak has been hospitalized in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

The 82-year-old Mubarak was forced to give up power on Feb. 11 after an 18-day popular uprising against his rule. He has kept a low profile since, living in Sharm el-Sheikh. Near the end of his rule, he had been suffering from a number of health problems and had undergone gallbladder surgery.

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Mubarak had been expected to be questioned by investigators for the first time on Tuesday in connection with corruption allegations and violence against protesters during the uprising.


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