Egypt pays tribute to former president, who died at 91, amid tight security in CairoFormer Egyptian autocrat Hosni Mubarak has been buried in Cairo with a full military funeral, following his death aged 91. Mubarak’s body was transported from a mosque on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital to the family cemetery on Wednesday amid tight security and a full military ceremony. His coffin was pulled by horse-drawn carriages alongside a procession led by his sons Gamal and Alaa Mubarak and current president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, flanked by military top brass and leading religious figures. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/26/hosni-mubarak-buried-with-full-military-honours
Author : Ruth Michaelson in Cairo
Publish date : 2020-02-26 14:11:44
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