6 February 2013

Egypt: Morsi Didn't Ask Armed Forces to Use Live Ammunition Against Rioters

Armed Forces denied reports posted on the World Tribune internet website that the Egyptian Army has disobeyed orders by President Mohamed Morsi to use live ammunition against rioters.

Military Spokesman Colonel Ahmad Mohamed Ali dismissed as untrue news that infantry units joined the Central Security Forces in using live ammunition to stop attacks and looting by mobs in several Egyptian cities.

He affirmed that the meeting of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces did not deal with such issues.

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