Ailing Mandela has gallstone surgery

Former South African president, 94, also suffering from lung infection

Posted: December 16, 2012 at 4:14 a.m.

South Africa’s former President Nelson Mandela underwent a successful surgery to remove gallstones Saturday, the nation’s presidency said, as the 94-yearold anti-apartheid icon is still recovering from a lung infection.

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