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Arrests and injuries pile up amid unrest

Anti-government and pro-Morsy activists are injured, as well as police


Running battles have left at lest 56 injured in and around Tahrir Square in Downtown Cairo. (DNE / Hassan Ibrahim)
Running battles have left at lest 56 injured in and around Tahrir Square in Downtown Cairo. (DNE / Hassan Ibrahim)

In clashes this week 216 people have been arrested in Cairo. A team of lawyers at No Military Trials have been following the numbers closely and said that a further 40 people were arrested in Alexandria.

The Ministry of Health announced that over 227 people were injured on Friday, with 45 being treated in hospital. Of these injuries, 56 occurred in and around Tahrir Square in Downtown Cairo where running battles have caused injuries to both protestors and security personnel. There were a further 30 injured in Alexandria. Other cities witnessed violence on Friday, with injuries sustained in Port Said, Mahalla and Mansoura.

The only fatality so far is to Al-Dostour Party and 6 April Youth Movement member Gaber Salah Gaber.

Gaber was shot and suffered from wounds to the head and neck believed to have been caused by shotgun pellets, one of which was lodged in his brain.

Clashes in front of FJP offices around Egypt led to two high-profile assaults. Former presidential candidate Abu Al-Ezz Al-Hariri claimed that he was abused by Muslim Brotherhood members in Alexandria and released photos of his battered face and chest. Similarly, Al-Ahram state news agency showed photos of a severely bruised Hamdi Fakhrani. The former independent MP was assaulted in Mahalla, where demonstrations turned violent.

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