Clashes in Egypt after military coup, hundreds wounded

Following the military coup in Egypt that ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, clashes between Morsi supporters and opponents wounded hundreds on Thursday.

Clashes in Egypt after military coup, hundreds wounded

World Bulletin/News Desk

Following the military coup in Egypt that ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, clashes between Morsi supporters and opponents wounded hundreds on Thursday.

There were clashes at Morsi's place of birth Zakazik between his supporters and opponents, upon which Egyptian health officials announced over than 100 wounded.

Chairman of Tunisia's leading coalition partner An Nahda Party Rashid al-Ghannushi issued a written statement on the recent developments in Egypt to condemn the military intervention, describing the intervention as an obvious strike on legitimacy.

"’The An Nahda Movement condemns the military coup against the Mohammed Morsi government, who was appointed as a result of democratic elections for the first time in Egyptian history,” it read, stressing thta "There is only one person who represents legitimacy in Egypt, that is Morsi."

Nine Egyptian ministers, members of Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan), submitted their resignation from the government following the military coup in Egypt and the efforts of the new interim President Adly Mansour towards establishing the new government.

The resignations were announced to protest Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's ouster through a military intervention, justifying their respect to the "Egyptian people's will that elected Morsi as the president within a democratic system."

Güncelleme Tarihi: 05 Temmuz 2013, 09:10
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