Clash in Egypt's Alexandria kills one

2013-06-28 22:31
An Egyptian protester waves a national flag over Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising as opponents of President Mohammed Morsi are gathered in Cairo, Egypt. (Amr Nabil, AP)

An Egyptian protester waves a national flag over Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising as opponents of President Mohammed Morsi are gathered in Cairo, Egypt. (Amr Nabil, AP)

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Alexandria - A man was killed by gunfire on Friday in the Egyptian city of Alexandria during clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Mursi, a health ministry official said.

It was not clear whether the victim was a Morsi supporter or opponent, added Amal Sharawi, the health ministry official. He was killed in clashes near the Muslim Brotherhood's local offices in the city's Sidi Gaber neighbourhood.

State news agency Mena said 70 people had been injured.

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