Death toll from Egypt protest raid, clashes hits 95

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Posted: Aug 14, 2013 10:06 AM
Death toll from Egypt protest raid, clashes hits 95

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's health ministry said on Wednesday that 95 people had been killed on Wednesday in a police raid on supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi at a Cairo protest camp and clashes nationwide.

"The dead are both from police and civilians. We are waiting to get more details," said the ministry's spokesman, Hamdi Abdel Karim, adding that 874 people had been wounded.

(Reporting by Shadia Nasralla; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Jon Boyle)