Mubarak said to be in a coma
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Hosni Mubarak: Former Egyptian president 'in coma'

The former Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life in prison last month, is said to be in a coma after being taken ill last night.

But officials say Mr Mubarak, who is 84, has now been taken off a life support machine in hospital in Cairo.

Jon Leyne reports from Cairo.

  • 20 Jun 2012