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2 dead as security forces, Morsi supporters face off in Egypt Friday

Weekly demonstrations after Friday prayers have been common since Morsi’s ouster last year, however, the number of protesters has greatly diminished in recent months

Ahram Online , Friday 7 Nov 2014
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Two died and five were injured in clashes between security forces and pro-Morsi protesters on Friday in Cairo and Fayoum, south of Nile Delta.

One man was killed and two were injured after being shot during protests in Cairo's Ain Shams district, Head of Ambulance Authority Ahmed El-Ensary told Ahram Online.

Meanwhile, a 19-year-old student died while a policeman and two conscripts were injured in Egypt’s Fayoum governorate, a security source told state-run agency MENA reported.

The supporters of Morsi were protesting after Friday prayers when security forces came to disperse them.

A number of small protests also broke out in Cairo’s Talbiya district and 6 October City after Friday prayers with protesters chanting slogans against the army and the current regime.

The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) – the largest coalition supporting Morsi – called on its supporters to protest on Friday in solidarity with all detained students and all Egyptians who have been evacuated from Sinai.  

Weekly demonstrations after Friday prayers have been common since Morsi’s ouster last year.

 

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