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Clean-up after authorities disband Muslim Brotherhood sit-in

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 00:43

Aug. 16 - Workers clear Cairo streets after the forced closure of a six week sit-in by supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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At least 623 people died and thousands were wounded on Wednesday when police cleared out two protest camps in Cairo set up to denounce the military overthrow on July 3 of Egypt's first freely elected president, Islamist leader Mohamed Mursi. The charred remains of the larger of the two camps at Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in northeast Cairo was still being cleared by the authorities on Friday. Deeply polarised Egypt braced for renewed confrontation on Friday after the Muslim Brotherhood called for a nationwide march of millions to show anger at the ferocious security crackdown on Islamists in which hundreds were killed.

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Clean-up after authorities disband Muslim Brotherhood sit-in

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 00:43