Nelson Mandela in June 2010
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Mandela admitted to hospital with lung infection

Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital with a lung infection.

The former South African president is in a "serious but stable condition", a spokesman for the current President, Jacob Zuma, says.

Mr Mandela, 94, has been ill for some days but deteriorated overnight and was transferred to a hospital in Pretoria.

Andrew Harding reports.

  • 08 Jun 2013
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