Egyptian troops fire tear gas on pro-Morsi crowd in Cairo

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 19, 2013 20:43

Egyptian soldiers fired tear gas on Friday at protesters backing ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi who were marching near the presidential palace compound in Cairo, state news agency MENA reported.

Thousands of supporters of Morsi, ousted by the army on July 3 after mass demonstrations, took to the streets of several Egyptian cities on Friday to demand that the powerful military reinstate the state's first freely elected president.


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