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Spanish king leaves hospital after hip operation

Posted on Dec 03, 12:20PM | IANS

Spanish king Juan Carlos left hospital Sunday nine days after his third hip operation this year.

The King underwent a hip replacement operation Nov 23 to solve the problems caused by his fall while on a controversial elephant hunt in Botswana in April, Xinhua reported.

The king had "very satisfactorily completed the first phase of his rehabilitation", according to a statement from the hospital.