Mubarak returned to hospital following injury

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been transferred to a military hospital from his prison cell for the second time in a week following complications from a recent injury, the country's deputy interior minister said today.

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak returns to hospital. Credit: Egypt TV via Reuters TV

Major General Mohammed Ibrahim said that the 84-year old had been moved to the hospital in the Maadi suburb of the capital, Cairo, after reports showed his condition was deteriorating and he needed more medical attention.