Military coup underway in Cairo: Morsi and MB leaders arrested

President Mohamed Morsi has been removed from his palace and taken to a military base as the deadline passed. Muslim Brotherhood leaders are also believed under arrest. Security travel bans have been issued against Brotherhood leaders. Sources in Cairo report that they will be tried for “crimes” committed during their year in office. A formal announcement is awaited by the military council.  A senior Muslim brotherhood politician said earlier: ” The people will not remain calm in face of ‘military rebellion.’" DEBKAfile: This was the Brotherhood’s first direct threat to the army that attempts to oust President Morsi would encounter the armed resistance of its followers. 

 

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