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Egypt security forces 'surround Islamist protesters in mosque'

Last modified: 17 Aug 2013 01:03

Egypt security forces on Friday surrounded a Cairo mosque where ousted President Mohamed Morsi's supporters were holed up, with each  side accusing the other of opening fire, officials and Islamists said.

The siege of the of the Al-Fath mosque in the Ramsis area comes at the end of a day of clashes between security forces and pro-Morsi protesters that left over 80 people dead.