Sources at Cairo's Torah prison say jailed former dictator Hosni Mubarak's heart had to be revived by a defibrillator, state news agency MENA reported Tuesday.
The sources said Mubarak's heart has stopped twice and the former president, 84, is expected to be transferred to a military hospital in Maadi, a Cairo suburb, Bikyamasr.com reported.
Other sources said Mubarak suffered an aneurism, but neither report could be independently verified, Bikyamasr.com said. Mubarak is also said to be suffering breathing problems and had to be put on life-sustaining devices.
Mubarak is serving a life sentence -- 25 years under the Egyptian code -- in Torah prison. He was convicted of failing to stop the shooting of protesters. At least 1,000 were killed during the uprising in early 2011.
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