CAIRO: A man died Friday during clashes between security forces and Pro-Muslim brotherhood in Cairo’s eastern district of Matarya, Al-Ahram reported Friday.
Several protests and bombing attempts took place Friday during clashes between security forces and pro-Muslim brotherhood in several distracts of Cairo, including Haram and Matarya.
Pro-Muslim Brotherhood reportedly set fire in trees at Haram district, south of Cairo before the police forces fired teargas to disperse their protest while in Matrya, the demonstrators reportedly used bird shots in clashes with the security forces before the latter controlled the situation.
Other bombing attempts took place in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Minya Friday with no casualties reported, according to Youm7.
Two ‘terrorists’ were killed as they were trying to put a bomb near electricity tower in Minya. Security forces combed the blast scene in anticipation of other bombs.
In Beni Suef governorate, 100 kilometers south of Cairo, a soldier was reportedly shot by anonymous armed men while driving a police vehicle Thursday night. According to Youm7, he was escorted to a nearby hospital.