Thousands join funeral prayers in Tahrir for Egypt's latest martyr
A march to honour the latest martyr of the revolution, followed by funeral prayers in Tahrir
MENA, Saturday 16 Jul 2011
Thousands have participated in the latest martyr's funeral prayers in Tahrir Square. The funeral marched from Kasr El-Ainy Hospital, where Mostafa Ahmed Hassan, aged 35, had been hospitalized and recently died. He had a bullet in his head, having been shot on January 28 during Egypt’s revolution.
The march, which started at the hospital, marched through Kasr El-Ainy Street and ended in Tahrir Square where thousands are still staging a sit-in pressing for the revolution’s demands to be met, and where the prayers were conducted.
Military officials and police surrounding the council of ministers and parliament, located around Kasr El-Ainy Street, and performed the military salute as the funeral march passed by.