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Egyptian news agency: Mubarak hurt in prison bath fall

By CNN Staff
December 16, 2012 -- Updated 0318 GMT (1118 HKT)
File photo of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
File photo of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hosni Mubarak, 84, is serving a life sentence in Cairo's Tora prison
  • Mubarak was imprisoned for his role in the killing of pro-reform demonstrators
  • Mubarak's three-decade iron rule ended in February 2011

(CNN) -- Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak suffered a head injury and some bruises on his chest when he slipped while inside a prison hospital bathroom, Egypt's state news agency reported MENA Saturday.

Mubarak, 84, is serving a life sentence in Cairo's Tora prison for his role in the killing of pro-reform demonstrators during Egypt's recent revolution.

Mubarak has been suffering health problem and attended court on a gurney. He was reported to be in a coma last June in the weeks after he was convicted. That health crisis began after a prison bathroom fall, his lawyer said at the time.

Mubarak's three-decade iron rule ended in February 2011.

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