Former French president Jacques Chirac hospitalised with `lung infection`: Family

Former French president Jacques Chirac, 83, was admitted to hospital on Sunday with a lung infection, his son-in-law said.

AFP| Updated: Sep 18, 2016, 15:19 PM IST

Paris: Former French president Jacques Chirac, 83, was admitted to hospital on Sunday with a lung infection, his son-in-law said.

Chirac, who led France from 1995 to 2007, was "hospitalised this morning at Pitie-Salpetriere (hospital in Paris) to be treated for a lung infection," Frederic Salat-Baroux told AFP, adding he would remain there "in the coming days."