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rt.com 20/07/2013 News

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At least three people have been killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in Mansoura, in Egypt's Nile Delta, medical sources told AFP.


"Three people were killed and seven others wounded by birdshot and stabbing attacks during clashes between Morsi supporters and his opponents," Adel Said, a hospital official in Mansoura, told the agency. The victims, all of whom are women, have all been identified.

The death toll was also confirmed by another health official, who said that victims were shot. Ten more people have also been injured, one of whom was in critical condition.

Activists on the ground, especially from the Muslim Brotherhood bloc, place a higher number on those killed, while some tweets from Egypt suggest that as many as 200 people were wounded, including a number of minors.

Local activist Abdullah el-Nekeity told AP that clashes began after a mob attacked the pro-Morsi demonstrators with live ammunition, birdshot, knives and attack dogs. Some demonstrators fled until security forces arrived, el-Nekeity said.

In a statement, the Muslim Brotherhood blamed hired thugs for the violence. At least three people have been killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in Mansoura, in Egypt's Nile Delta, medical sources told AFP....

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