Breaking: Death toll in Maspero Clashes reaches 24, says Health Ministry

Ahram Online , Monday 10 Oct 2011

Nearly 300 injured during last night's attack on Coptic demonstration

Latest official statement from Egyptian Ministry of Health on last night’s violent attacks in front of the Maspero building puts the deathtoll at 24, with 272 injuries.

Following the violence that erupted at the Coptic protest in downtown Cairo, the Egyptian military announced a curfew from 2am last night to 7am this morning in the area, including Tahrir Square, Maspero and Ramsis Street all the way through to the district of Abbasseya.

Short link: