Leader of Egypt's Brotherhood Badie suffers heart attack in jail

By REUTERS
August 31, 2013 19:12

 
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CAIRO - Mohamed Badie, the top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, suffered a heart attack while in jail, the state run al-Ahram newspaper said on Saturday.

State-run news agency MENA denied a report by the private al-Nahar website, citing security sources, that Badie had died.

Many of the Brotherhood's leaders were imprisoned in recent weeks in the toughest crackdown the group has faced.

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