Egypt Warns Pro-Morsi Protesters after 72 Killed in Weekend Clashes

(AP-Washington Post) Egyptian Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim on Sunday pledged to deal decisively with any attempts to destabilize the country after 72 died in weekend clashes in the deadliest outbreak of violence since the July 3 military coup. The Cairo violence took place when pro-Morsi protesters moved onto a main boulevard, only to be confronted by police and unidentified armed men in civilian clothes. On Friday, millions again took to the streets in a show of support for Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the military chief who ousted Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsi.

2013-07-29 00:00:00

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