One killed in Cairo clashes over Muslim Brotherhood rulings

CAIRO Wed Mar 26, 2014 12:16pm EDT

1 of 3. Riot police fire rubber bullets and tear gas during a demonstration at the front of Cairo University March 26, 2014.

Credit: Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

CAIRO (Reuters) - One person was killed near Egypt's Cairo University on Wednesday when protesters supporting ousted President Mohamed Mursi clashed with security forces, a health ministry official told Reuters.

The official said eight were wounded but could not give further details. The protesters were demonstrating against a court ruling earlier this week condemning more than 500 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death.

(Reporting by Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)