Hosni Mubarak 'clinically dead'?

HOSNI Mubarak, who ruled Egypt for three decades until being overthrown last year, was on life support in hospital, military officials said, but they denied a report he was clinically dead.

Earlier the state news agency, amid high tension over the election of a new president, quoted medical sources as saying the former head of state, aged 84, was "clinically dead".

That description was used also to Reuters by a hospital source.

But three sources in the military and security services, which retain control following the revolt, said Mubarak was being kept alive and said they would not use the expression "clinically dead" to describe his condition.

 

Read more at Brisbane Times



Talented jazz pianist returns to Studio 188

premium_icon Talented jazz pianist returns to Studio 188

Meg began playing the piano when she was "practically a baby”

Thieves steal CCTV footage, but caught on dashcam

premium_icon Thieves steal CCTV footage, but caught on dashcam

Dashcam footage may help police catch the culprit

GREAT VALUE: $1 a week for local news and great rewards

GREAT VALUE: $1 a week for local news and great rewards

Australia's best value news subscription deal is even better