Egyptian police and army forces killed 78 armed terrorist elements in Sinai, 32 of which are non-Egyptians, and injured 116 others, a statement for the Armed Forces’ spokesman has said. (Also see: Mohamed Morsi supporters to stage marches on Friday)
The spokesman said that 203 Egyptian and non-Egyptian perpetrators accused of attacking security checkpoints and vital locations and of shooting security personnel in Arish.
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Security forces, in cooperation with border guards, detected and destroyed 343 tunnels on the borders at Rafah, 52 of which were destroyed in the period between July 30 and August 20, the spokesman added.
One dead, 26 injured in Tanta clashes with Mohamed Morsi supporters
Clashes between supporters of Mohamed Morsi and Tanta residents left one person dead and 26 injured on Friday.
Sixteen of the injured were taken to Tanta University Hospital and ten were taken to Menshawi General Hospital.
Supporters of the Mohamed Morsi clashed with Tanta residents in Gharbiya province using firearms after the former staged a march against top army commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the police.
Security forces fired teargas canisters at the protesters in Saeed and Moheb streets to disperse them.
The Armed Forces deployed tanks at Moheb Street to close it and placed metal barriers on several main streets to prevent protesters from accessing the province’s headquarters.
Ten injured, 15 arrested in Tanta clashes
Ten people were injured 15 were arrested in clashes between supporters of the Mohamed Morsi and Tanta residents on Friday.
The injured were taken to Tanta University Hospital.
Mohamed Morsi supporters stage marches from Cairo mosques
Supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi staged marches from several Cairo and Giza mosques on Friday.
The demonstrators marched from mosques in Helwan, Zatoun, Nasr City, Abbasiya, Matarya and Maadi areas in Cairo, the state news agency reported.
In Giza, they marched from Istiqama, Hosari, Mostafa Mahmoud mosques as well as two mosques in Haram area.
The protesters chanted slogans calling for Mohamed Morsi’s return and other slogans condemning the army and the police.
The numbers of marching demonstrators are relatively small compared to other marches over the past few weeks.
Army and police forces intensified their security presence at police stations and vital installations in case Mohamed Morsi’s allies wield weapons like they did last Friday.
This content is from : Aswat Masriya