Muslim deaths in Egypt clashes rise to 36

Officials say 36 people were killed and 1,079 wounded in Friday night clashes around Egypt involving opponents and backers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, as well as security forces. Most of the fatalities occurred in big demonstrations in Cairo and Alexandria.
In Cairo, Egyptian Apaches flying overhead, tear gas, automatic weapons and shot guns were used to drive back Muslim protesters surging toward the Republican Guard facility known as the “Officers Club” where former president Mohamed Morsi is believed held since he was deposed two days earlier. Ten demonstrators were killed and 240 injured.  Muslim protesters spread out across different parts of the city marking what they called their “day of rage.” Brotherhood Supreme Leader Mohamed Badie appeared before the demonstrators Friday night and told them to stay where they were until “we carry Mohamed Morsi out on our shoulders.”

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