Death toll in Egypt's Fayoum climbs to 35

Reuters News
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Posted: Aug 14, 2013 11:37 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - The death toll from clashes in the Egyptian province of Fayoum between supporters of deposed president Mohamed Mursi and the security forces climbed to 35, Health Ministry official Medhat Shokry said.

The toll had earlier been put at 17. Fayoum is south of Cairo.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by John Stonestreet)