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Publish Date : Tuesday 2 July 2013 - 06:17
18 Killed, 781 Wounded in Egypt Protests
18 Killed, 781 Wounded in Egypt Protests
Islam Times - At least 18 people were killed and 781 others were wounded in Egypt’s Sunday protests after clashes between supporters of President Mohammad Mursi and opponents in several provinces.
According to the Egyptian Health Ministry, five people were killed in Cairo in clashes around the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters.

Clashes in the Muslim Brotherhood’s Al-Irshad (Guidance) Office in Al-Moqattam left five dead and over 80 injured.

In Assiut, four people were killed and 15 others were injured, while different clashes in Al-Iskadariya left one citizen dead and 300 others injured.

In Kafr Al-Sheikh, one citizen was killed and 31 others were injured.

In Al-Gharbia city, a citizen was killed and 38 others were injured.

In al-Fayoum, one citizen was killed and 50 others were injured, and in Bani Sweif, one person was killed and 38 others were wounded.

Protests continued on Monday, as anti-Mursi demonstrators stormed the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Al-Moqattam and began throwing things out of the windows.

Al-Masry Al-Youm reported that the protesters set the place on fire and removed the Muslim Brotherhood’s signboard from the top of the office.

In parallel, MENA said the break-in came after Brotherhood members who had been defending the building from inside fled in a car.
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