UPDATE 3: Seven die Sunday in Port Said clashes


Sunday Jan 27 2013

Death toll increases in Port Said, Interior Ministry denies involvement in attack on mass funeral for victims of recent clashes in the city

One dead in attack on mass funeral in Port Said

Mourners attend the funerals of 33 people who died on Saturday, during clashes provoked by a court verdict on a deadly stadium disaster last year, in Port Said January 27, 2013 (Photo: Reuters)

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.

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