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Aoun in hospital after breaking his shoulder

FPM leader Michel Aoun speaks during a press conference in Rabieh, Monday, June 30, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

BEIRUT: Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun was transferred to the hospital Sunday after he broke his shoulder, an MP from the former general’s parliamentary bloc told The Daily Star.

“The incident happened earlier today, and I am heading to the hospital right now to check on him,” said MP Alain Aoun, Michel Aoun’s nephew.

The lawmaker said that the FPM leader, who was taken to Serhal Hospital, broke his shoulder after he slipped, adding that he was in a stable condition.

Aoun, 80, heads the largest Christian parliamentary bloc in Lebanon and is a presidential candidate backed by the March 8 coalition.

 

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