Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Cairo (HRNW) – Egypt’s ousted former president Hosni Mubarak has died at the age of 91 on Tuesday, weeks after undergoing surgery.

Mubarak’s brother-in-law, General Mounir Thabet said that the family was at the hospital and that the presidential office would organise the funeral.

Mubarak had long been battling an illness and recently been admitted to an intensive care unit.

He took power in 1981, following the assassination of former president Anwar al-Sadat, and remained head of state for three decades.


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