TribLIVE

| USWorld


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

1 slain during rally of thousands against Egypt coup

REUTERS
A female supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood takes part in a protest near fortifcations around El-Thadiya presidential palace in Cairo, on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.

About The Tribune-Review
The Tribune-Review can be reached via e-mail or at 412-321-6460.
Contact Us | Video | Photo Reprints

Daily Photo Galleries


By The Associated Press

Published: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, 9:33 p.m.

CAIRO — Several thousand supporters of Egypt's ousted president rallied Friday as security forces deployed extra police officers and soldiers for the first weekend since a curfew across much of the country ended.

Clashes between supporters of toppled leader Mohamed Morsy and residents in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria killed a 16-year-old boy, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. It said Ihab Selim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in the fighting and it was unclear who fired the shot.

The statement said police arrested seven Morsy supporters over the clashes.

Morsy supporters also protested at the presidential palace in Cairo. Protesters shot off fireworks and chanted slogans against the military. At one point, the crowd shouted: “This time is for real, we are not going to leave it for anybody.”

“We are protesting every day and our demands are the same,” protester Sayed Mohammed said.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read World

  1. South Korean ferry captain arrested; crew’s actions faulted in sinking
  2. 58 killed in attack on U.N. peacekeeping base in South Sudan
  3. Pro-Russian militants defy accord in eastern Ukraine
  4. In Egypt, government watchdog Genena hit by backlash in uncovering corruption
  5. 7.2 earthquake strikes central Mexico
  6. Ukraine leaders fuel resentment in reluctant east
  7. Afghan officials say detainment of Taliban commander thwarts peace process
  8. Ex-Obama campaign strategists to battle each other in British election
  9. Pakistan judge dismisses 9-month-old’s murder charge
  10. Syrian regime, rebels trade blame in chemical attack in Kfar Zeita
  11. Seabed data analyzed; oil discounted
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.