800 killed in security forces’ crackdown on Cairo sit-ins: Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood says at least 800 people have been killed and 5,000 others injured in the crackdown by the Egyptian security forces on protest sit-ins held by the supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo.

The Brotherhood said the figure was provided by Raba’a hospital.

Meanwhile, Muslim Brotherhood leaders have urged the Egyptians to take into the streets in order to show their protest against the recent “massacre.”

Meanwhile, the Egyptian Interior Ministry has also claimed that 4 soldiers were killed in the clashes between the protesters and the security forces.

The Egyptian state TV has announced that the protesters have been evacuated from their camps in Rabaa al-Adawiya Mosque and Nahda Square by the security forces.

Egyptian authorities have grounded all trains to prevent protesters leaving the capital.

The Egyptian security officials said that some 200 supporters of Morsi who were captured in Rabba area were carrying weapons.

Egypt’s Interior Ministry also said a number of Muslim Brotherhood leaders have been arrested.

By Press TV


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