Death toll increases in Port Said, Interior Ministry denies involvement in attack on mass funeral for victims of recent clashes in the city
Seven people have been killed and 450 injured on the day of a mass funeral for victims of Saturday’s clashes in Port Said.
On Sunday, mourners at the Al-Mariam Mosque were hit by heavy tear gas shelling from the direction of the nearby army club, reports said.
Injury by live bullets or birdshot reached 21, Abdel-Rahman Farah, general manager of Port Said hospitals told Ahram online. Ahram’s Arabic-language news website said three of the wounded were in a critical condition.