One person killed in Islamist protests in Egypt

October 11, 2013 19:55

CAIRO - One person was killed in clashes during protests in Egypt on Friday, state news agency MENA reported, as Islamists pressed on with demonstrations against the army-backed government.

MENA quoted an ambulance service as saying the death occurred in the Nile Delta province of Sharqia.

Earlier, police fired teargas in the coastal city of Alexandria to break up clashes between opponents and supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, security sources said.

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