Nelson Mandela Reportedly in Intensive Care

The 94-Year-Old South African leader was rushed to the hospital this weekend.
1:16 | 06/10/13

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latest on nelson mandela. The heroic south african leader nearly 95 years old was rushed back to the hospital this weekend as you know drawing the eyes of the world to pretoria. Abc's brandi hitt is there with the latest and brandi, we learned just this morning how serious his condition is. He's in intensive care? Reporter: That's right, robin. Good morning. Nelson mandela's family members continue to go in and out of heart hospital with the latest headlines reading "mandela lockdown" family bars everyone from visiting icon in hospital while health slips. It does appear the family is banning government officials from visiting mandela. Officials pay a much different picture of the 94-year-old saying he's in intensive care holding on to life. A very anxious time for everybody in south africa. The fourth time he has been hospitalized in the last six months and now we hear intensive care. How are people reacting to his latest time being in the hospital, brandi? Reporter: Well, over the past year no one has wanted to discuss the inevitable but for the first time that is now happening publicly with one of mandela's longtime friends who served time behind bars with him saying it is finally time to let him go, robin. All right, brandi hitt there in south africa. Thank you very much.

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