Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hospitalized, report says
Posted: 4:59 AM, Oct 06, 2016
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<p>Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during the Expatriate Conference of Bethlehem at the Convention Palace in the West Bank City of Bethlehem, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)</p>
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian doctor says President Mahmoud Abbas has undergone a cardiac catheterization and all results were normal.
Dr. Mohammed Al-Batrawi, a heart specialist who treated Abbas, said Abbas went through a number of routine tests, including the catheterization on Thursday.
He says Abbas' arteries looked healthy and that Abbas will be discharged from the hospital shortly. The Palestinian leader had been hospitalized earlier in the day after suffering exhaustion and chest pains.
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