Nelson Mandela has been placed on life support, CNN reported Wednesday afternoon.
The former South African president’s health remained critical for the fourth consecutive day as tribal leaders reportedly were warned to prepare for his death.
According to Sky News’ chief correspondent in South Africa, multiple sources confirmed that Mandela is no longer able to breathe unassisted. He has been undergoing treatment, including renal dialysis, at the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria since June 8.
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