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At Least Six Killed In Cairo Clashes

AL-AHRAM (Egypt), REUTERS

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CAIRO - At least six people have died on Tuesday in clashes between ousted president Mohammed Morsi supporters and opponents in central Cairo.

According to a health administration official, as many 33 people were also injured in the clashes that erupted near a Muslim Brotherhood sit-in at Cairo University, reports Al-Ahram.

The violence comes a day after four people died in clashes between opposing camps in Cairo and Qalioub, north of the capital.

According to Reuters, about 100 people have died in violence since the army deposed Morsi on July 3.

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