Eight protesters killed in Egypt's Damietta: emergency service

Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:01am EDT

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(Reuters) - Eight protesters were killed on Friday in the Egyptian Mediterranean town of Damietta in clashes with security forces, medical sources said, as demonstrations over a crackdown on Islamists gathered pace.

"The number of people killed in Damietta rose to eight," said emergency service official Abdel Wahab Dura.

(Writing by Michael Georgy; editing by Crispian Balmer)

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