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Son of spiritual leader killed

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says a son of its spiritual leader was killed during fierce clashes in central Cairo, as hundreds of Islamist supporters of the country's ousted president remained barricaded inside a mosque.

The group's political arm said on its official website that Mohammed Badei's son Ammar was killed on Friday when the Muslim Brotherhood took to the streets in a Day of Rage - ignited by anger at security forces over clearing two sit-in camps earlier in the week, leaving hundreds dead.

Meanwhile, hundreds remained inside the al-Fatah mosque in Cairo after barricading themselves inside overnight. A Muslim cleric there said there were ongoing negotiations with the military to have protesters safely leave.


From Belfast Telegraph