Egypt Islamist party says political violence threatens society

Reuters News
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Posted: Aug 14, 2013 12:40 PM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's second largest Islamist party called on Wednesday for an end to political violence it said threatened to split society.

The Nour Party said it held the army-backed government responsible for bloodshed which killed at least 149 people on Wednesday after security forces moved against supporters of the deposed president, Mohamed Mursi.

(Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Alison Williams)