CAIRO: Two died and 30 were injured during Wednesday protests in Cairo, Alexandria, Minya, Giza and Beni Suef according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Health.
One was killed and nine others were wounded during Al-Azhar University protests in Cairo and were transferred to a hospital for treatment, the release said, adding that one other died and three were in injured during protests in Beni Suef.
The pro-Muslim Brotherhood National Alliance Supporting Legitimacy (NASL) had called for mass demonstrations in all squares and universities starting March 19 “to mark the third anniversary of the 2011 constitutional amendments,” according to NASL’s Facebook page Wednesday.
Over the past two weeks, NASL had continuously called for demonstrations starting March 19 to last until the end of the month.
Additional reporting by Dana el-Hadidi.