Two killed in clashes between pro- and anti-Mursi protesters

CAIRO Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:23am BST

1 of 10. Supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi burn an American flag during a rally on a main street in Cairo, July 19, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Asmaa Waguih

Related Topics

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian woman and a 13-year-old boy were killed when supporters and opponents of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi clashed in the Nile Delta town of Mansoura, the website of state-run newspaper Al-Ahram said on Saturday.

Thousands of Mursi supporters took to the streets of Egyptian cities on Friday to demand the reinstatement of the Islamist leader who was removed by the army on July 3 after mass protests.

(Reporting by Ahmed Tolba; Writing by Yasmine Saleh; Editing by Eric Beech)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see
Comments (1)
Raymond.Vermont wrote:
Mursi’s Muslim Bullyhood usurped a popular revolution for its own selfish ideological theocratic tampering.

The Egyptian Army had no other option than defending the state, defending the people, and defending Egyptian pluralism’s.

Jul 19, 2013 1:03pm BST  --  Report as abuse
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.