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Updated: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 06:02:54 GMT | By The Associated Press, cbc.ca

Egypt clashes kill 7, injure hundreds



Egypt clashes kill 7, injure hundreds

A senior Health Ministry official says clashes overnight between police and supporters of Egypt's ousted president have left at least seven people dead.

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and carried on into the early morning hours of Tuesday in four different locations in the capital, Cairo.

Thousands of supporters of Mohammed Morsi, who was overthrown by the military, were protesting to press their demands that Morsi be reinstated as president.

Egypt's military deposed Morsi on July 3 after days of mass street protests calling for him to step down.

The ousted president's supporters say he was ousted by a military coup that overturned democratic rule.

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