Israel's Peres briefly collapses -media

Sat Sep 12, 2009 4:20pm EDT

TEL AVIV, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Israeli President Shimon Peres collapsed during a ceremony on Saturday in Tel Aviv, Israeli media said, adding that he had been treated at the scene and that the 86-year-old head of state appeared to be conscious.

Presidency and government officials were not immediately available for comment and no further details were available. (Jerusalem newsroom)

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