Stand off as Egypt security forces ‘surround protesters in mosque’
A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and of ousted president Mohamed Morsi takes cover during clashes with security officers close to Cairo's Ramses Square, on August 16, 2013. Egypt security forces on Friday surrounded a Cairo mosque where Islamist supporters were holed up, with each side accusing the other of opening fire, officials and Islamists said. The siege of the Al-Fath mosque in the Ramsis area came at the end of a day of clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi that left over 80 people dead.
A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and of ousted president Mohamed Morsi runs past a burning vehicle during clashes with security officers close to Cairo’s Ramses Square, on August 16, 2013. The protester inside the mosque who spoke to AFP said there were almost 1,000 people holed up in the house of worship.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Citizen