EGYPT (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The cause of death of the former president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, was chronic kidney failure, the newspaper el-Watan reported, citing permission to bury.
Mubarak died on Tuesday in Cairo at the age of 91. In connection with the death of the ex-president of the country, Egyptian authorities declared a three-day mourning, starting on Wednesday.
“Causes of death: chronic renal failure,” the newspaper said in a statement.
The burial permit contains the name of the ex-president, his age at the time of death is 91 years old, and the date of death is February 25.
Earlier, Mubarak’s lawyer Farid ad-Din said that Mubarak’s funeral would be held on Wednesday with military honors on the orders of current President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Hosni Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years – from 1981 to 2011. In February 2011, after a wave of mass demonstrations, one of the main requirements of which was his departure from power, he resigned.
Following this, the former Egyptian leader was arrested on charges of corruption and the death of demonstrators. Mubarak spent about six years in prison. In 2017, he was released. Until recently, the 91-year-old ex-president lived with his family in his villa in the Cairo area of Heliopolis.
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