Death toll in Cairo protest climbs to 27: Reuters witness

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Posted: Aug 16, 2013 11:23 AM
Death toll in Cairo protest climbs to 27: Reuters witness

CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 27 people were killed in Cairo on Friday during a protest by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi, said a Reuters witness who counted their bodies.

The bodies were laid out in a mosque near the protest in Ramses Square.

(Reporting by Mahmoud Ali; Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Andrew Roche)