Protester Shot Dead at Leftist Party March in Central Cairo

January 24, 2015 8:03 PM

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A female protester was shot dead by police at a march in downtown Cairo Saturday, her political party said in a statement.

The leftist Popular Alliance party said that police shot its member Shaimaa el-Sabagh with birdshot Saturday evening as the group peacefully marched toward Tahrir Square to lay a commemorative wreath of roses on the eve of the 4th anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising.

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