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Death toll 686 since Jan.25 protests, say rights groups

By Mai Shams El-Din and Safaa Abdoun CAIRO: The Front to Defend Egypt’s Protesters confirmed in a press conference on Wednesday that the death toll of the Jan. 25 Revolution has gone up to 686, most of them killed during the “Friday of Anger” on Jan. 28. “The number is increasing, but these are the numbers …


Around 365 dead, 5,500 injured in protests, says Health Ministry

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: Around 365 were killed and 5,500 were injured in the nationwide protests that ousted president Hosni Mubarak, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday. These numbers represented the dead and the injured that were treated inside the ministry’s hospitals, university hospitals, and armed forces hospitals, a …


Around 365 dead in Egypt protests, says health ministry

By AFP CAIRO: Around 365 people were killed and about 5,500 wounded in protests across Egypt that led to the overthrow of strongman Hosni Mubarak, the health ministry said on Wednesday. “The total number of deaths in the events witnessed by Egypt is around 365 … and 5,500 were treated for injuries,” Health Minister Sameh …


Hundreds still missing after Egypt protests, says rights lawyer

By Khaled Soubeih /AFP CAIRO: Hundreds of people went missing in Egypt during protests that toppled president Hosni Mubarak, a leading human rights group said on Tuesday, alleging that some are being held by the army. Gamal Eid, a lawyer who heads the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, said: “There are hundreds of detained, …


6 killed, over 800 injured in Tahrir clashes, says Ministry of Health

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Six were killed and over 800 injured after clashes erupted on Wednesday between pro and anti-Mubarak supporters in Tahrir Square, according to the Ministry of Health. The ministry added that the injuries range from severe wounds to fractions and superficial injuries. Aisha Hussein, a volunteer field nurse in Tahrir Square disagreed, saying …


Protesters’ death toll to rise, say human rights groups

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Human rights groups said Monday that the death toll of the victims of current protests is expected to increase as many severe injuries were reported, estimating the minimum number of deaths to be 130. Human Rights Watch confirmed at least 83 dead in Cairo, 36 dead in Alexandria and 15 in …


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