Clashes kill five, wound 70 in Egypt's Fayoum: hospital

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Posted: Aug 16, 2013 10:42 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Five people were killed in clashes in the city of Fayoum south of Cairo, after supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi protested across Egypt on Friday, a hospital official said.

Seventy people were wounded in the clashes between Mursi supporters and security forces, said Gamal Shuaib, manager of the Fayoum public hospital.

(Reporting by Mohamed Abdellah; Writing by Alexander Dziadosz; Editing by Andrew Roche)