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Spanish King undergoes hip surgery after fall

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Apr 15, 2012 | 5:15am EDT

The king's accident happened in the African republic on Friday (13Apr12) and he was repatriated to Spain in a 10-hour journey by private jet for the operation.

The surgery, at Madrid's San Jose hospital on Saturday (14Apr12), was a success.

An official statement reveals the royal sustained "a fracture in three fragments of the right hip, associated with osteoarthritis of that joint."

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