Allies and foes of Egypt's Mohamed Morsi lobbed fire bombs and rocks at each other on Wednesday as their simmering standoff over the Islamist president's expanded powers and a new constitution turned violent.
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi scuffle with an anti-Morsi protester outside the presidential palace. Supporters and opponents of Morsi lobbed Molotov cocktails and rocks at each other on Wednesday as their standoff turned violent near the presidential palace in Cairo.
Bloodied protesters were seen carried away as gunshots rang out and the rivals torched cars and set off fire crackers near the presidential palace, where opponents of Morsi had set up tents before his supporters drove them away.
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