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30 Dead: Clashes in Cairo between Morsi supporters, opponents

Posted By admin On July 6, 2013 @ 3:28 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Roi Kais
YNet News [1]
July 6, 2013

Enraged Islamists pushed back Friday against the toppling of President Mohamed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters took to the streets vowing to win his reinstatement and clashed with their opponents in violence that killed 30 and drove the divided nation toward an increasingly dangerous showdown.

Egypt’s state TV reported at least two were killed and 70 injured in clashes near Cairo’s Tahrir Square between Morsi’s supporters and their opponents. Rioters on both sides lobbed stones and torched tires and cars near the square, where celebrations have taking place every night since the ouster. 30 have been killed across Egypt, and more than 500 injured.

The clashes began after a group of Islamist supporters of Morsi gathered outside the national broadcasting headquarters on the banks of the Nile, about a kilometer (half a mile) from Tahrir Square, where Morsi’s liberal opponents have set up camp.

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