Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie 'suffers heart attack' in jail

London, Sept. 1 (ANI): The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, has suffered a non-fatal heart attack in jail.

Badie has been detained at Torah prison on the outskirts of Cairo.

According to the Guardian, state broadsheet al-Ahram reported that Badie had suffered a cardiac arrest while in prison, but he has since recovered.

State news agency MENA denied a report that Badie had died, while Brotherhood spokesmen did not respond to immediate requests about his health.

Sherief Abuel Magd, a longtime Muslim Brotherhood member and a friend of Badie's, said he could not confirm the report.

According to the report, Magd claimed that any injury to the group's leader would not impede the Brotherhood's long-term future. (ANI)


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