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Soldiers killed in Egypt clashes

Five Egyptian soldiers have been shot dead near the Suez Canal. It comes after 51 people were killed in clashes between supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and Egyptian security forces and their backers.

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Egypt death toll rises to 53 after bloody day of clashes

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.

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