Mourners gather to bury mother gunned down by Cairo police on anniversary of Arab Spring as heartbreaking new pictures emerge of protesters attempting to carry her to safety after shooting

January 25, 2015 2:03 PM

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A female political activist has been killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a demonstration in central Cairo on Saturday.

Shaima al-Sabbagh, 32, was hit in the head as police fired birdshot ammunition, a supposedly non-lethal alternative to shot gun pellets, into the crowd to disperse the march.

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