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Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace

An Egyptian was shot dead as security forces battled petrol-bomb throwing protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday and President Mohamed Morsi vowed "decisive" police action, a senior medic said. The 23-year-old died of a gunshot wound, said Ahmed al-Ansari, the deputy head of Egypt's medic authority, as police fired birdshot on the protesters who targeted the palace amid rallies in several cities against the Islamist leader.

Egyptian killed as protest targets Morsi's palace

An Egyptian was shot dead as security forces battled petrol-bomb throwing protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday as President Mohamed Morsi vowed "decisive" police action, a senior medic said. The 23-year-old died of a gunshot wound, said Ahmed al-Ansari, the deputy head of Egypt's medic authority, as police fired birdshot on the protesters who targeted the palace amid rallies in several cities against the Islamist leader.

Egypt protest targets Morsi palace as violence flares

Egyptian security forces clashed with petrol-bomb throwing protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday as thousands rallied across the country against Islamist President Mohamed Morsi who vowed "decisive" police action. Protesters hurled petrol bombs and stones over the palace walls and later faced off with police who fired birdshot and tear gas. Five policemen were wounded by birdshot, the interior ministry said, while the health ministry said 18 people were taken to hospital.

Egypt protest targets Morsi palace as violence flares

Protesters and security forces clashed at the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday as thousands rallied across Egypt against Islamist President Mohamed Morsi who vowed "decisive" police action against violent demonstrations. Protesters threw petrol bombs and stones over the palace walls and later faced off with police who fired tear gas. The interior ministry said five policemen were wounded by birdshot.
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