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Egypt: 28 killed in new bout of street clashes

Published: Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 1:42 p.m. CDT
(Hassan Ammar)
Egyptians mourn a relative, who was a supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi, killed during clashes with security forces, in a clinic in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. Deadly clashes took place as rival crowds of supporters of the military and backers of Morsi poured into streets around the country Sunday, as a holiday marking the anniversary of the last war with Israel turned into a showdown between the country's two rival camps. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's health ministry says 28 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and supporters of the ousted president.

The ministry said the 26 were killed in Cairo, and two in cities south of the capital.

The clashes took place on a national holiday celebrating the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1973 Mideast war.

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