Brazil's Bolsonaro goes to hospital after fall, no injuries detected

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro during a ceremony at Planalto Palace in Brasilia July 4, 2019. — Reuters pic
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro during a ceremony at Planalto Palace in Brasilia July 4, 2019. — Reuters pic

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 24 — Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro fell at his presidential residence in the capital Brasilia yesterday and was taken to a hospital for a scan, according to a statement.

The scan found no evidence of any problems, the president's office said in a statement.

Bolsonaro will remain in the armed forces' hospital under observation for 6-12 hours, the statement said. — Reuters

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