Egypt army parades near presidency

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 03, 2013 12:21 PM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Several hundred Egyptian soldiers paraded on a main road near the presidential palace on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said, after President Mohamed Mursi's national security advisor said a coup was under way.

They were accompanied by five armored vehicles.

(Reporting by Amr Dalsh; Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)