Cairo Clashes Leave 7 Dead, Hundreds Injured

Following Egyptian officials meeting with a senior US envoy to…

Following Egyptian officials meeting with a senior US envoy to discuss violence during the transition of power, at least seven people were killed and more than 200 were injured in overnight clashes between Islamists and Egyptian riot police, health officials said on Tuesday. After days without major violence, the clashes highlighted the growing political disaffection among supporters of Egypt’s former president, Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted by the military almost two weeks ago.

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