Friday, January 25, 2013

Egypt: 6 anti-Morsi protesters killed in clashes with security forces

(Al Arabia) Six protesters were killed after heavy clashes between protesters and security forces in Egypt, Al Arabiya correspondent reported on Friday.

Five protesters were killed after being hit with cartouche bullets in Suez city east of Cairo while one person was killed in Ismailiya province, Egypt’s emergency services reported late Friday.

As massive protests took off in Egypt against President Mohammed Mursi on Friday, to mark the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted Hosni Mubarak and brought in an Islamist government, the country’s security forces fired tear gas at protesters near the presidential palace on Friday.