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EGYPT: Five killed as rallies rage on

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2013 | 11:05 AM

Huge rallies by supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted Islamist president continued into last night with five people killed in Alexandria.

In what is seen as a trial of strength, supporters of Mohammed Morsi filled the streets around a mosque in Cairo to condemn his removal by the army.

Army supporters converged on Tahrir Square, just a few miles away.

The detained ex-leader has been formally accused of conspiring with the Palestinian militant group Hamas.


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