FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. The convicted national security leaker, formerly known as Bradley Manning, could be placed in solitary confinement indefinitely for allegedly violating prison rules by having a copy of Vanity Fair with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover and an expired tube of toothpaste, among other things, her lawyer said Wednesday, Aug. 12, 12015.(AP Photo/U.S. Army, File)
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Updated: July 6, 2016 5:18 PM ET | Originally published: July 6, 2016 3:57 PM EDT

Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning was hospitalized Tuesday, officials said.

Army spokesman Colonel Patrick Seiber confirmed to CNN that Manning, who is imprisoned for leaking government documents to Wikileaks, was hospitalized early on Tuesday.

CNN, citing an anonymous source, reported that the hospitalization may have been the result of a suicide attempt. American Civil Liberties Union attorney Chase Strangio wrote on Twitter that Manning’s medical condition was not immediately available, according to Reuters.

“Reports of Chelsea’s suicide attempt are unconfirmed,” Strangio wrote. “We just know that she was taken to the hospital & are trying to learn more.”

Army officials are expected to release a statement about Manning’s condition soon, reports Reuters.

Manning, 28, is serving a 35-year prison sentence for her role in the largest leak of classified material in U.S. history. A 2013 military court convicted her of leaking some 700,000 documents, videos, diplomatic cables and battlefield accounts to Wikileaks.

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