Report: Egypt army warns against violence ahead of rallies

July 5, 2013 11:13

The Egyptian military warned against reprisal attacks and called for conciliation ahead of rallies expected to be held on Friday by Islamist supporters of toppled president Mohamed Morsi, AFP reported.

AFP cited a statement published on the Facebook page of the Egyptian army's spokesman as Morsi supporters were due to gather to express their outrage at his overthrow by the army and to reject a planned interim government backed by their liberal opponents.

Reuters contributed to this report.

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