Monday, July 22, 2013

Egypt: 1 killed and 7 wounded in Cairo clashes, 6 killed and 11 wounded in Sinai terrorist attacks

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian man was killed and seven were injured in clashes on Monday between supporters and opponents of the ousted President Mohamed Mursi, state television reported.

The opposing camps threw stones and shot fireworks at each other near Cairo's Tahrir square as security forces fired tear gas to try to disperse them, witnesses said.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Six Egyptians were killed and 11 others wounded in several attacks by militants in the Sinai peninsula near Egypt's borders with Israel and the Palestinian Gaza strip, medical sources said on Monday.

Two civilians, two army officers and two policemen were killed in at least 10 attacks in the province's main northern cities of Rafah and El-Arish overnight against police stations and security and army checkpoints, according to the sources.
Ramadan death toll is now at 670.