Death toll from Cairo protests reaches 50: officials

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Posted: Aug 16, 2013 11:46 AM
Death toll from Cairo protests reaches 50: officials

CAIRO (Reuters) - About 50 people were killed in protests in Cairo on Friday, security officials said.

Thousands of supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi have been staging nationwide protests against a security crackdown on Islamists.

(Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Writing by Michael Georgy)