401 Mursi supporters arrested over deadly Cairo clashes: Security source

Egyptian riot police disperse supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Mursi near the Six October bridge in the centre of Cairo on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Egyptian security forces arrested more than 400 supporters of
Egyptian riot police disperse supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Mursi near the Six October bridge in the centre of Cairo on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Egyptian security forces arrested more than 400 supporters of Mr Mursi in one part of Cairo alone, following deadly clashes overnight, a security source said on Tuesday. -- PHOTO: AFP

CAIRO (AFP) - Egyptian security forces arrested more than 400 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Mursi in one part of Cairo alone, following deadly clashes overnight, a security source said on Tuesday.

The 401 arrests were all made in the central Ramses area, where two people were killed in late-night violence, the official Mena news agency quoted the security source as saying.

There were also deadly clashes overnight in other parts of the capital.

In all, seven people died and 261 people were injured, health officials said.