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Saudi King Abdullah Leaves Hospital After Back Surgery, SPA Says

October 22, 2011

Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has left a hospital after undergoing surgery to relieve back pain, the official Saudi Press Agency reported, citing a statement from the Royal Court.

The king would resume treatment at his palace, the Riyadh- based news service said.

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