In Pictures: Hundreds injured in Moqattam clashes - Daily News Egypt

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In Pictures: Hundreds injured in Moqattam clashes

Police failed to separate both sides several times on Friday and the Ministry of Health reported at least 200 injuries at the end of the night by the time the clashes ended.



Fighting between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and protesters in front of the Brotherhood’s main headquarters in Moqattam on Friday left over 200 people injured.
Elsewhere several buildings belonging to the Brotherhood and its political wing, the Freedom and Justice Party, were either torched or broken into. FJP offices in Mahala, Mansoura and Dakahlia were set on fire Friday night while the party’s office in the Manial neighbourhood of Cairo was broken into.
Anti- Muslim Brotherhood protesters marched to the Moqattam headquarters in Cairo on what they called “restoration of dignity” Friday. The clashes follow fighting outside the headquarters on Saturday and Sunday of the previous week,

Police failed to separate both sides several times on Friday and the Ministry of Health reported at least 200 injuries at the end of the night by the time the clashes ended.

Opposition protesters beat and dragged several Brotherhood members, many of whom were bleeding.

Both Brotherhood members and the opposing protesters were seen carrying shotguns as well as chains and knives. Anti-Brotherhood protesters also had Molotov cocktails and one Muslim brotherhood member was set on fire, but had the flames quickly put out.

Photos By: Ahmed Al-Malky

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