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Al Jazeera Television reports that Hosni Mubarak's health is improving. They are quoting family sources.
Speaking to CNN a military official claimed that Hosni Mubarak is not dead, but is in critical condition in hospital.
Another source has told Reuters: "It is still early to say that he is clinically dead."
Reuters: Security sources deny reports that Hosni Mubarak is clinically dead. They say he is unconscious and on a respirator.
Quoting hospital sources, local state news agency MENA said:
The ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is clinically dead, according to Reuters sources.
Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has suffered a heart attack and stroke in prison and will be moved to a military hospital in Cairo, Egyptian security sources said.
Mubarak, 84, has suffered serious health problems since he was deposed in February last year. He had been in the medical wing of the Torah civilian prison since being sentenced on June 2 to life imprisonment for his role in the deaths of protesters.
Meanwhile, protesters have gathered in Tahrir Square over bitterly contested Egyptian presidential elections.