Man dies in raid on land squat­ters

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

A man was killed and dozens oth­ers were wounded on Sun­day in clashes be­tween po­lice­men and squat­ters on state land at a district in Giza near Cairo, of­fi­cials and wit­nesses said. “A cit­i­zen was killed and 19 other civil­ians were in­jured in clashes be­tween res­i­dents and po­lice­men dur­ing a cam­paign to re­move the en­croach­ments on sta­te­owned lands at Giza’s War­raq is­land in the Nile River,” the Health Min­istry said in a state­ment. The min­istry sent 15 am­bu­lances to the scene that took the in­jured peo­ple to nearby hos­pi­tals.

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