2 July 2013

Egypt: Seven Killed in Giza Clashes Between Mursi Supporters, Opponents

Seven people were killed in clashes between opponents and supporters of President Mohamed Mursi in Giza on Tuesday evening, Reuters News Agency reported medical sources as saying.

The clashes broke out in al-Kitkat, al-Nahda and al-Talbeya neighborhoods.

Two policemen were injured while trying to disperse the clashing protesters, the Interior Ministry said.

Lieutenant Bassem Ashraf Mashali and Lieutenant Islam Hamed Bayoumi sustained injuries from birdshots in al-Kitkat clashes, the ministry said on its Facebook page.

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