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One killed in attack on pro-Mursi protest in Cairo

One man was killed and 15 people were injured in an attack on a protest by supporters of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.

Written by Reuters | Cairo | Published: July 23, 2013 9:36:10 am

Al-Ahram Online said police fired tear gas to quell the violence and several cars in the area were smashed or set on fire.

Police sources said hundreds of Pro-Mursi supporters clashed with local residents,street sellers and others near Cairo University’s main campus in Giza province,south of Cairo. They said gunshots were fired and stones were thrown during the incident.

One person was killed and around 20 were injured on Monday in clashes between supporters and opponents of Mursi in central Cairo. Around 100 were killed since the army’s overthrow of Mursi,elected last year,on July 3 after mass protests.

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