– By Samer al-Atrush and Ines Bel Aiba, AFP
Twenty-three people, mostly Coptic Christians, died in clashes Sunday between Coptic Christians and Egyptian security forces, the health ministry said, sparking fears of renewed sectarian strife.
A total of 174 people were injured in violence during a Coptic Christian protest in central Cairo, which saw a curfew imposed on the centre of the capital, said official statements broadcast on public television.
A previous toll had put the number of dead at 16 protesters and three soldiers, and 156 injured. …
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