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Three protesters killed, 23 injured during Friday protests

Clashes in Cairo and Fayoum between security forces and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi leave three dead and 23 injured

Ahram Online, Friday 23 May 2014
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(File Photo) Supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood clash with anti-Mursi protesters during a march in Shubra street in Cairo October 4, 2013.(Photo: Reuters)
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Two people have died in clashes in Fayoum on Friday between security forces and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, reported Al-Ahram's Arabic website. Another person was killed in clashes in Cairo, confirmed the health ministry. 

Twenty-three people were injured in the two locations, according to the ministry.   

The protests started after Friday prayers.

Friday protests have been common since Morsi’s ouster last July, despite a law issued in November which criminalises unauthorised public demonstrations.

Morsi’s ouster has also led to a spike in militant attacks. They were initially concentrated in the Sinai Peninsula, but in recent months they have become frequent in the Nile Delta region and the capital.

The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, an Islamist coalition that supports ousted Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi, has called for protests to coincide with next week's presidential election.

A conservative estimate puts the death toll since Morsi's fall at well over 1,500 people, mainly Brotherhood supporters. About 500 police and soldiers have been killed in bombings and shootings.

 

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alatif
23-05-2014 11:57pm
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EXTREMIST MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD
THE EXTREMIST MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD. Extremist Muslim have killed thousands innocent people cruelly. one day, in Iraq, one day in China, another day Syria, another day Nigeria, and Pakistan,Afghanistan---only evil want to kill people as many as possible. They do not have love and compassion in their heart They know only to destroy and kill people as many as possible, they do not know how to build; nauzubilah; The key to stop killing innocent people in the hand of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. King Abdullah have to give a role model to Muslim world because Islam was born in Saudi Arabia. King Abdullah must obey Human Right,must treat all people, religious minority fairly and kindly/ King Abdullah must treat 2 millions Muslim Shia fairly,in order all Gulf States and Muslim Countries will follow to accept and respect Muslim Shia as Muslim Brother.And stop accusing Shia non Muslim or infidel or apostasy etc If King Abdullah can do it, he will be a excellent peacemaker in 21st Centuri
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Noura Ayyoub
23-05-2014 09:16pm
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The current fascist junta will have to go
They have much blood on their dirty hands.
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