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Bono has emergency surgery

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U2 singer Bono is currently recovering in a Munich, Germany, hospital after having an emergency operation. Bono had surgery on his back following an injury he sustained during rehearsals for U2’s new tour.

The 50-year-old singer remains in the Munich hospital following the surgery, and is under treatment of Prof. Dr. Joerg Tonn and Dr. Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt, MTV.com reports.

A statement was released on the band’s website reading: “Bono has today undergone emergency back surgery for an injury sustained during tour preparation training. He was admitted to a specialist neuro surgery unit in a Munich hospital … Bono will spend the next few days there, before returning home to recuperate. Once his condition has been assessed further, a statement will be made regarding the impact on forthcoming tour dates.”

U2’s ‘360 Tour’ is set to begin in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 3rd. Whether some concert dates will have to be moved is unsure, however MTV is already reporting the Salt Lake City show will be postponed.

Other celebrities who have made recent trips to hospitals include Bret Michaels and Barbara Walters.

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