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Cardinal Sfeir undergoes successful surgery

Medical sources told The Daily Star that doctors performed surgery on his stomach and that Sfeir remained in the intensive care unit. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

BEIRUT: Former Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Butros Sfeir, 94, underwent a successful surgery Friday.

According to the National News Agency, the cardinal was admitted to Sayyed al-Maounat Hospital in Jbeil where he underwent surgery.

Medical sources told The Daily Star that doctors performed surgery on his stomach and that Sfeir remained in the intensive care unit.

He is now in good condition, the sources and the report said.

 

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