Two people have been killed during clashes between Islamists and security forces south of Cairo, according to eyewitnesses and Ahram Arabic news website.

One woman, Reda Ramadan, was shot by a birdshot pellet in the stomach during a protest by Islamists in the governorate of Fayoum, eyewitnesses told Ahram Online while another person was reported killed according to Al-Ahram’s Arabic news website.

Several others have reportedly been injured in the clashes.

Clashes also erupted in several other parts of Egypt.

At Helwan city, south of Cairo, clashes erupted between Morsi supporters and security forces.

Al-Ahram’s Arabic news website reported that the protestors shot fireworks at police forces.

However, security forces were able to contain the violence.

Meanwhile, protests took place in the Giza governorate in Boulaq district and were marked by Morsi supporters holding his picture and banners which dispalyed the ‘Rabaa’ sign of a hand holding up four fingers.

The protestors chanted slogans against police and military during the protest, according to Al-Ahram’s Arabic news website.

Residents at Boulaq clashed with pro-Morsi protestors in rejection of the demonstrations.

Clashes also erupted in Boulaq between forces and Morsi supporters…. see more


source: ahram online