Photos: Clashes erupt in major pushback by Egypt Islamists

Photos: Clashes erupt in major pushback by Egypt Islamists

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CAIRO, EGYPT - JULY 05: Supporters of Mohammed Morsi angry over his removal by the Egyptian military pray during Friday prayers on July 5, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Adly Mansour, chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as the interim head of state in ceremony in Cairo in the morning of July 4, the day after Morsi was placed under house arrest by the Egyptian military and the Constitution was suspended. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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by The Associated Press and Getty Images

WCNC.com

Posted on July 6, 2013 at 9:25 AM

Updated Thursday, Jan 9 at 3:51 PM

CAIRO -- Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Nighttime clashes raged with stone-throwing, firecrackers and gunfire, and military armored vehicles raced across a Nile River bridge in a counterassault on Morsi's supporters.

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