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POST TIME: 18 June, 2019 02:33:49 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 18 June, 2019 02:34:08 AM
Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies during trial
BBC, London

Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies during trial

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, state TV says.

A former top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi was in court for a hearing on charges of espionage. He was 67.
Morsi was overthrown following mass protests a year after he took office as the country's first democratically elected leader. He had 
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