EGYPT: SCORES I NJURED I N RI­OTS

Weekend Witness - - News -

CAIRO — At least 28 peo­ple were in­jured in clashes be­tween sup­port­ers and op­po­nents of Egypt’s rul­ing Mus­lim Brother­hood in Cairo yes­ter­day, the Health Min­istry said.

The two sides used stones in the clashes out­side the Brother­hood’s head­quar­ters, where op­po­si­tion had planned to stage a mass protest over an al­leged at­tack by Brother­hood sup­port­ers ear­lier in the week, wit­nesses said.

The on­line edi­tion of the state-run news­pa­per Al-Ahram re­ported that pro­test­ers had stormed and dam­aged an of­fice be­long­ing to the Brother­hood in Cairo.

Sev­eral of the group’s of­fices in Egypt have been at­tacked in protests over the poli­cies of Pres­i­dent Mo­hammed Mursi, a Brother­hood mem­ber.

Egypt’s first demo­crat­i­cally elected pres­i­dent has for months been locked in a bit­ter dis­pute with the mostly sec­u­lar op­po­si­tion. — Sapa-DPA.

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