Egypt violence kills 17 as Mursi backers protest

CAIRO Fri Jul 5, 2013 4:35pm EDT

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Seventeen people were killed in violence in Egypt on Friday as supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi protested his overthrow by the army, state television said, quoting Health Ministry data.

It gave no details.

(Reporting by Alastair Macdonald)