Egypt forensics authority fires doctor who said woman shot by police died because too skinny

March 24, 2015 4:04 PM

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CAIRO – Egypt's forensics authority on Tuesday dismissed a doctor who said last weekend that a female protester killed by police in January died because she did not have enough body fat to protect against shotgun pellets.

Authority head Mahmoud Ahmed Ali also said in his statement that all doctors and officials at the authority are banned from making comments to the media or providing them with any information about their work.

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