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One killed in Cairo clashes over Muslim Brotherhood rulings

Egyptian students from the Cairo University, supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, demonstrate inside the grounds of their campus in the capital Cairo, on March 19, 2014. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED

CAIRO: One person was killed near Egypt's Cairo University on Wednesday when protesters supporting ousted President Mohammad Morsi clashed with security forces, a Health Ministry official told Reuters.

The official said eight were wounded but could not give further details. The protesters were demonstrating against a court ruling earlier this week condemning more than 500 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death.

 

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