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Teenager killed as Egypt police, students clash: Media

Published on Mar 19, 2014 11:12 PM
 

CAIRO (AFP) - A 13-year-old boy was killed Wednesday in clashes between Egyptian police and student supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi, state media reported, as protests resumed on campuses nationwide.

The son of a Muslim Brotherhood leader was shot dead outside Beni Suef University south of Cairo, the official MENA news agency reported.

A hospital official had said earlier the boy was 15.

At Cairo University in the capital, police fired tear gas at almost 2,000 protesters who threw stones and launched fireworks, an AFP correspondent said.

 
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