15 August 2013

Egypt: Official - Egypt Death Toll Rises to 525

Egypt on Wednesday declared a state of emergency after a security force crackdown on two huge Cairo protests by supporters of ousted president Mohamed ... ( Resource: Emergency Declared After Egypt Crackdown

At least 525 people were killed and 3717 were injured in nationwide violence that erupted in Egypt on Wednesday, according to the health ministry's latest report on Thursday.

The violence broke out across Egypt following the crackdown on the Cairo protest camps for Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi.

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