74 died in Egypt weekend clashes - officials

Published July 28th, 2013 - 11:07 GMT
Supporters of Egyptian Armed Forces General Ahmed Fattah al-Sissi rally at Tahrir Square in Cairo on July 26, 2013 (AFP)
Supporters of Egyptian Armed Forces General Ahmed Fattah al-Sissi rally at Tahrir Square in Cairo on July 26, 2013 (AFP)
The number of victims killed during Friday and Saturday's clashes has reached 74, including 9 in Alexandria and 65 in Rabea al-Adaweya Square, said Khaled al-Khateeb, head of the Health Ministry's Central Unit for Urgent Care.
 
State-owned news agency MENA quoted Khateeb as saying that the total number of injured has reached 748, including 269 in Rabea al-Adaweya and 479 in other governorates.
 
338 people were discharged from hospitals after being treated, according to Khateeb. Another 410 people are still in the hospital.

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