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Nearly 350 dead after Egypt police storm protests

Aug 15, 2013 - 4:22 PM

Wednesday s August 14 violence was the worst since the 2011 uprising that ousted president Hosni Mubarak

GRIEF. A man grieves as he looks at one of many bodies laid out in a make shift morgue after Egyptian security forces stormed two huge protest camps at the Rabaa al-Adawiya and Al-Nahda squares where supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were camped, in Cairo, on August 14, 2013. Photo by AFP / Mosaab el-Shamy

Almost 280 dead after Egypt police storm protests

Aug 15, 2013 - 7:48 AM

5th UPDATE Death toll now up to at least 149 says the health ministry; Egypt announces month long state of emergency and imposes curfew starting Wednesday; Vice Pres Elbaradei resigns

ECHOES OF TIANANMEN. An Egyptian woman tries to stop a military bulldozer from hurting a wounded youth during clashes that broke out as Egyptian security forces moved in to disperse supporters of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi in a huge protest camp near Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in eastern Cairo on August 14, 2013.  Photo by AFP/ Mohammed Abdel Moneim