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Monday, July 8, 2013

Clashes in Egypt continue; death toll climbs over 50

The bodies of men lie on the floor of a morgue at the Liltaqmeen al-Sahy Hospital in Cairo's Nasr City district, after allegedly being killed during a shooting at the site of a pro-Morsi sit-in in front of the headquarters of the Egyptian Republican Guard on July 8, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian health ministry officials are reporting at least 50 people were killed and more than 300 injured when the Egyptian military aledgedly opened fire as pro-Morsi supporters attending a sit-in were performing dawn prayer. The demonstrators were demanding the release of Morsi, who they believe is being held inside the Republican Guard headquarters.