Three dead in Egypt clashes on crackdown anniversary

August 14, 2014 3:27 PM

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Three dead in Egypt clashes on crackdown anniversary

CAIRO: At least three people were killed in Egypt on Thursday (Aug 14) as police quashed attempts by supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to commemorate the first anniversary of a brutal Cairo crackdown.

On August 14, 2013, after then army chief and now President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had removed Egypt's first freely elected president, the security forces set upon thousands of Morsi supporters at protest camps in Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda squares, leaving hundreds of people dead. The assault was "on...

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