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525+ DEAD: Protesters storm Cairo building after bloodbath; Obama cancels war games
Posted By admin On August 15, 2013 @ 11:13 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled
Tom Perry and Alexander Dziadosz
August 15, 2013
Supporters of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood stormed and torched a government building in Cairo on Thursday, while families tried to identify hundreds of mutilated bodies piled in a Cairo mosque a day after they were shot dead by the security forces.
Egypt’s government says 525 people were killed and thousands wounded in the worst day of civil violence in the modern history of the most populous Arab state.
Brotherhood supporters say the death toll is far higher, with hundreds of bodies as yet uncounted by the authorities whose troops and police crushed protests seeking the return of deposed President Mohamed Mursi.
International condemnation rained down on Cairo’s military-backed rulers for ordering the storming of pro-Mursi protest camps after dawn on Wednesday, six weeks after the army overthrew the country’s first freely elected leader.
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 Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/15/us-egypt-protests-idUSBRE97C09A20130815
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 Obama Call for Muslim Brotherhood Role Overtaken in Egypt: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-call-for-muslim-brotherhood-role-overtaken-in-egypt.html
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