Mubarak son wants dad at better hospital

Sept. 26, 2012 at 11:33 AM

CAIRO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A son of Hosni Mubarak has demanded the former president be moved from a Cairo-area prison facility to a better hospital to save his life, authorities say.

Gamal Mubarak claimed his father suffered an atrial flutter and rapid heartbeat at dawn Tuesday, security sources told Egyptian newspaper al-Masry al-Youm.

The son demanded his father be taken from the hospital facilities at Tora Prison to a better-equipped hospital and to be seen by a neurologist from the International Medical Center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The elder Mubarak, 84, was recently released from Maadi Hospital, where a senior forensic doctor reported that Mubarak's condition was stable and did not require surgery or a stay in intensive care.

Based on that report, Mubarak was transferred to the hospital at Tora Prison.

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