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Egypt Unrest

  • Reuters: Fifteen killed in clashes in Egyptian city of Ismailia

    CAIRO, Aug 14 - Fifteen Egyptians were killed in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia on Wednesday when police clashed with supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi near a government building, medical sources said. Most were killed by live ammunition, the rest died after sustaining birdshot wounds, the sources said, adding it was not clear how many of the victims were policemen and how many civilians.

    (Reporting by Yusri Mohamed in Ismailia; Writing by Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Alison Williams)
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