Fighting in central Cairo, amid protests

July 5, 2013 21:53

CAIRO - Fighting broke out in central Cairo on Friday evening between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, witnesses said.

A group of Islamist supporters of Morsi gathered outside the national broadcasting headquarters on the banks of the Nile, about a kilometer (half a mile) from Tahrir Square, where Morsi's liberal opponents have set up camp.Television images showed groups of youths running. Some threw fireworks which landed among groups of rival protesters.

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