Egypt army opens fire on Cairo protesters

2013-08-14 11:32
A protester lies on the ground as Egyptian security forces disperse supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a huge camp in Cairo's Al-Nahda square. (AFP)

A protester lies on the ground as Egyptian security forces disperse supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a huge camp in Cairo's Al-Nahda square. (AFP)

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Dozens dead in Egypt crackdown

2013-08-14 11:15

Dozens have been killed by Egyptian security forces as they cleared a camp of Cairo protesters who are demanding the reinstatement of Mohammed Morsi.WATCH

Cairo - The Egyptian army opened fire on Wednesday on supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, who were trying to join a protest camp in Cairo which was attacked by security forces, a Reuters witness said.

The Reuters reporter said he saw about 20 people who had been shot in the legs by soldiers. Morsi’s supporters had been throwing stones and petrol bombs at Egyptian troops.

Read more on:    mohammed morsi  |  egypt  |  egypt protests  |  north africa  |  egypt crisis

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