Up to 53 killed in failed Egyptian Brotherhood counter-coup

The Muslim Brotherhood failed to bring millions out on the street against the military coup and in support of its deposed president Mohamed Morsi Sunday. The “Great Counter-Coup” whose launch was timed for Oct. 6, the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, ended in clashes with the military – mostly in Cairo – in which up to 53 people were killed, 270 injured and hundreds arrested and poor attendance in other Egyptian towns.

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