Clashes occur between MB supporters, opponents Friday

Clashes broke out on Friday in pockets across Egypt between supporters of toppled President Mohamed Morsy who were staging marches in Maadi and Nasr City, and opponents.

A number of children threw stones at protesters of al-Salam Mosque march who responded with stones as well. The protesters were dispersed before the arrival of security forces to the area.
Security forces were stationed at Rabaa al-Adaweya Square and around vital facilities in Nasr City.
In Maadi, clashes occurred between protesters of al-Embaby Mosque and opponents as both pelted stones at each other. The security forces used tear gas, leading to the dispersal of the march.
Light clashes occurred in Fayoum City, Fayoum Governorate between pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters and opponents as both sides pelted each other with stones and fireworks. The security forces used tear gas to disperse the march.
Three marches were organized in Fayoum by Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Friday.
Quarrels took place in Mohandiseen between pro-army elements and pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters who staged a march after Friday prayers as the protesters chanted anti-military slogans and slogans against Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Protesters chanted "We will not live as slaves for your sake, we will set you free against your will." They also raised images for Morsy and Rabaa signs.
Dozens of Constitution Party members staged a march in Dokki and chanted for party founder and former vice president Mohamed ElBaradei.
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called its supporters on Thursday to stage marches on Friday after prayers in Cairo and Giza under the slogan "Bring Down the regime, the revolution continues."
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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