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Leader of Egypt's Brotherhood suffers heart attack in jail: state paper

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Mohamed Badie, the top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, suffered a heart attack while in jail, the state run al-Ahram newspaper said on Saturday.

State-run news agency MENA denied a report by the private al-Nahar website, citing security sources, that Badie had died.

Many of the Brotherhood's leaders were imprisoned in recent weeks in the toughest crackdown the group has faced.

(Reporting by Omar Fahmy and Asma Alsharif; Editing by Alison Williams)

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