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Mursi supporters clash with army

Friday, July 05, 2013 - 01:02

July 5 - Security forces in Egypt clash with supporters of ex-President Mursi after the disposed leader calls for day of rejection against the military that ousted him. Nathan Frandino reports.

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--WARNING - STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES-- Clashes between supporters of ex-President Mohamed Mursi and the army left at least three dead and several injured Friday in Cairo. The protesters are demanding the release of Mursi who is being held at a military barracks just days after his removal from office. Since the ousting of Mursi on Wednesday, security forces have detained many in the Muslim Brotherhood party. Near Cairo University, Morsi supporters banded together for prayer and protest. One protester says they will not accept the coup. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) PRO-MURSI PROTESTER SAYING: ''It was the first time that elections were held with this level of transparency and the first time the people write their own constitution and then this man comes on top of his tank and his fighters jets and his weapons which have been paid for the by the people, this is a violation of legitimacy and the people will not accept this, come what may come.'' Shouting the phrase "kill one of kill one hundred," his supporters promised the next revolution would be Islamic.

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Mursi supporters clash with army

Friday, July 05, 2013 - 01:02