Unrest worsens in Egypt as further clashes kill over 100

Posted on July 27, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Egypt, Tourist Warning

Al Jazeera reports that scores of supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi have been killed in clashes with security forces in the capital, Cairo, after a night of mass protests. The exact death toll from Saturday’s violence was not immediately clear, but Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel Hamid, reporting from Cairo, says the health ministry has put the figure at 60 killed so far, based on the number of bodies recieved at the morgue, while doctors at the field hospital in Nasr City, where the pro-Morsi supporters have been gathering at the Rabaah al-Adawiyah Mosque for nearly a month, have put the number as high as 120. Read article

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