8 July 2013

Egypt: Death Toll Rises to 43 in Republican Guard Clashes

A deadly shooting at the site of a sit-in by Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo, demanding the reinstatement of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, ... ( Resource: Egypt's Brotherhood Alleges Cairo Massacre )

At least 43 people, who support deposed President Mohamed Mursi, were killed during the violence outside the Cairo headquarters of the Republican Guard, announced the head of Egypt's Ambulance Authority, Mohamed Sultan.

At least 300 people were wounded and transferred to hospitals thus far, according to him.

The Muslim Brotherhood's website said that around 53 people were killed and more than 1000 were injured during an attempt by the army to break their sit-in outside the headquarters where Mursi is being held.

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