Egypt declares month-long state of emergency

Published August 14th, 2013 - 02:22 GMT
EGYPT, Cairo : Reporters run for cover during clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, and police in Cairo on August 14, 2013. AFP PHOTO / MOSAAB EL-SHAMY
EGYPT, Cairo : Reporters run for cover during clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, and police in Cairo on August 14, 2013. AFP PHOTO / MOSAAB EL-SHAMY

 State television announced a one-month state of emergency across Egypt on Wednesday. The armed forces would help the Interior Ministry enforce security, it was said. 

The annoucement was made following deadly clashes across the country on Wednesday between security forces and supporters of ousted President Morsi. 

 

 


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