Israel’s Shimon Peres released from hospital after mild heart attack

Shimon Peres. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

( Former Israeli president Shimon Peres, 92, was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday. He was hospitalized last week after experiencing chest pain, which turned out to be an irregular heart rate and a mild heart attack. 

The former statesman was given a cardiac catheterization and was reported to be doing well. Upon his release, he said he is ”happy to return to work and excited to serve the country,” The Associated Press reported.


Posted on January 20, 2016 .