Death toll from Egypt political violence rises to 421

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Posted: Aug 15, 2013 4:41 AM
Death toll from Egypt political violence rises to 421

CAIRO (Reuters) - The death toll from political violence in Egypt has climbed to 421, the health ministry said on Thursday.

The nationwide violence erupted on Wednesday after security forces broke up Cairo protest camps set up by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi.

(Reporting by Yasmine Saleh)