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Bono's cycling accident is apparently more serious than first confirmed.

Rolling Stone reports the U2 frontman underwent a five-hour surgery for multiple breaks in his shoulder blade and upper arm. Doctors in Manhattan say metal plates and 18 screws were used in some repairs. 

The rockstar also suffered a facial fracture around one of his eyes. He'll need intensive therapy, but a full recovery is still expected. 

Doctors called it a "high energy bicycle accident" involving another rider in New York's Central Park. 

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