Egypt – Dozens Killed – Thousands Wounded


Blood soaked the streets of Cairo around Rabaa al-Adawiya Square after a night of deadly clashes between the Egyptian army and supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.

Medical centres are overflowing with wounded people, some riddled with bullet wounds. The head of the Rabaa al-Adawiya field hospital told euronews: “All those admitted are in serious condition. You can see for yourself, they’ve all got gunshot wounds.”

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed al-Beltaji said the group would not back down in the face of persecution, telling euronews: “We are staying here in peaceful protest.”

Egypt official warns pro-Morsi protesters: Interior minister says security forces to disperse pro-Morsi protests “soon”, as death toll continues to rise.

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