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Egyptian former president Mubarak to be retried

Updated: 2013-01-13 18:08
( Xinhua)

CAIRO - The Egyptian Court of Cassation has accepted two appeals concerning former president Hosni Mubarak, state TV reported Saturday.

The first appeal was submitted by Mubarak and his former interior minister Habib al-Adly.

The second appeal was filed by the prosecution against Mubarak's son Gamal and Alaa, and six other assistants of the interior minister over the killing of protestors during the unrest in January 2011.

All these people, including Mubarak, will be retried.

Egyptian former president Mubarak to be retried

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak sits inside a cage in a courtroom in Cairo in this June 2, 2012 file photo. Egypt's Appeals Court accepted an appeal by Mubarak and his former interior minister on January 13, 2013, allowing him to be retried over the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising. [Photo/Agencies]

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