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Egypt's Mubarak Sent Back to Prison

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An armored vehicle guards the Maadi military hospital in Cairo, where Hosni Mubarak is being kept, June 20, 2012.

An armored vehicle guards the Maadi military hospital in Cairo, where Hosni Mubarak is being kept, June 20, 2012.

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been returned to jail from a military hospital, now that his health has improved.

Egypt's prosecutor general on Monday ordered Mubarak to be returned to jail nearly a month after he was moved to a military hospital in Cairo.

The 84-year-old former leader was sentenced to life in prison for failing to stop the killings of protesters during last year's uprising that ended his three-decade rule.

Mubarak was moved to the hospital after a series of health crises that had the state media reporting that he was clinically dead.


Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.

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