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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was today cleared of ordering the killing of protesters during the uprising that ended with his removal from power.
Having served two years of a life sentence, Mr Mubarak was given a retrial where he was today acquitted.
His supporters were delighted but the verdict provoked fury in some quarters.
ITV News Correspondent Gareth Owen reports.
An Egyptian court has cleared ousted President Hosni Mubarak of charges related to corruption, and dropped the case against him for his involvement in killing protesters during the 2011 revolt that removed him from power.
Mubarak's interior minister Habib el-Adly and six aides were also cleared of charges related to the killing of protesters in 2011.