4:55 pm, Mon 07 Oct 2013
An explosion near a state security building in South Sinai in Egypt has killed at least two people and injured 48, medical sources said. Witnesses said the explosion was caused by a car bomb.
Residents and tourists watch smoke rising near a state security building in South Sinai.
Attacks by Sinai-based fighters have risen sharply since the army toppled former president Mohamed Morsi, and promised a roadmap to new elections.
Last month an army spokesman said daily attacks by al-Qaeda inspired militants have killed more than 100 members of the security forces.
11:02 am, Mon 07 Oct 2013
A rocket-propelled grenade has been fired at a state-owned satellite station in Cairo, wounding two people, security officials have said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
as further violence swept the country. gunmen killed five Egyptian soldiers near the Suez canal
Egypt has experienced widespread unrest since Mohamed Mursi was removed from office by the army in July.
10:36 am, Mon 07 Oct 2013
Gunmen have killed five Egyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal on Monday, security sources said.
Security sources said the gunmen opened fire on the soldiers while they were sitting in a car at a checkpoint near Ismailia on the Suez Canal.
The country has seen an increase in violent clashes since the
army ousted President Mohamed Mursi in July.
9:42 am, Mon 07 Oct 2013
The death toll from clashes in Egypt has risen to 53 as calm returned to the streets after one of the bloodiest days since the military toppled Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in July.
State radio said security forces had regained full control of Egypt.
In addition to the dead, the Health Ministry said 271 people had been wounded in the clashes. Most of the casualties were Mursi supporters, security sources said.
1:15 am, Mon 07 Oct 2013
Security forces and Islamist protesters have clashed around the country, leaving 51 killed, Associated Press reports.
Protesters throw stones during a clash between supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
Credit: REUTERS/ Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Crowds from Egypt's two rival camps - supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, and backers of the military that deposed him - poured into the streets and turned on each other.
Riot police fire rubber bullets and tear gas during the clashes.
Credit: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Yesterday's death toll of 51 was the highest on a single day since August 14 when security forces raided two sit-in protest camps by Morsi supporters, killing hundreds
9:13 pm, Sun 06 Oct 2013
More than 40 people have been killed in Cairo and four others killed in provinces south of the city, with more than 240 people injured, the Egyptian health ministry has reported.
The Interior Ministry, which is in charge of the police, said 423 supporters of the ousted president Mohammed Morsi, were detained across the nation.
8:46 pm, Sun 06 Oct 2013
At least 44 people have been killed in clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of the ousted president, a security source said.
8:34 pm, Sun 06 Oct 2013
Clashes between pro-Morsi supporters and police have taken place in Cairo on a national holiday celebrating the 40th anniversary on the start of the 1973 Mideast war.
A riot police officer, on a armoured personnel carrier surrounded by anti-Morsi protesters.
Anti-Morsi protesters (bottom) clash with members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters
An anti-Morsi protester (L) covers his face from tear gas during clashes
8:25 pm, Sun 06 Oct 2013
At least 34 people have been killed in clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of the ousted president, according to the country's health ministry.
Street battles raged for hours in Cairo and other parts of the country as authorities tried to separate the rival crowds.
7:22 pm, Sun 06 Oct 2013
Muslim Brotherhood supporters clashed with police and local residents of the Ramses Square area of Downtown Cairo today as they attempted to march on Tahrir Square.
The state news agency MENA quoted the health ministry as saying the casualty toll had risen to 28 dead and more than 90 wounded.
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi run from tear gas
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi shout slogans
Protester runs from tear gas released by riot police
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