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188 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to death

  • More than 180 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have been given death sentence by a court in Egypt for attacking a police station, according to media reports.

    The attack occurred on the day when security forces came down heavily on supporters of the banned organization, resulting in hundreds of deaths.

    The Egyptian government has carried out a crackdown on followers of Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president.

    Of the 188 people sentenced, over 140 are in custody.

     

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