Image 1 of 1
AA_00 (12).jpg
Members brotherhood supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi pray on the body of protester killed by Egyptian security forces near Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo, Egypt, 27 July 2013, Clashes between Egyptian police and backers of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in Cairo left 21 people dead, health authorities said on 27 July. Morsi s Muslim Brotherhood put the toll at 120 people, saying they were killed in a massacre by the army and police near an area in north-eastern Cairo where followers of the Islamist group have been camping and protesting for four weeks. The Health Ministry reported that about 180 were injured in the clashes that police said broke out after Morsi s supporters tried to block the October 6 Bridge, which links Cairo s east and south. Photo by Ahmed Asad