296 injured in Abbasiya clashes

Ahram Online, Sunday 24 Jul 2011

Nearly 300 were wounded as a march on the ruling military council's HQ came under attack last night

The number of injured from the attack on the Abbasiya march yesterday has risen to 296, says one health official.

According to Adel Adawy, the assistant to the minister of health and population, medical aid has been provided to 196 injured and 100 have been transferred to various hospitals across Cairo. 

Adawy added that 82 of the injured have already left hospital while 18 are still being treated for various injuries.

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