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One dead in clashes after funeral of Egypt Christians

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One person has been killed in clashes at Cairo's Coptic cathedral after funeral prayers for four Christians during which angry Copts chanted against Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, an official said. 

Egyptian riot police stand by during sectarian clashes outside the Egyptian Coptic Cathedral in Cairo's Abbassiya neighbourhood on April 7, 2013. One person was killed on Sunday in clashes at Cairo's Coptic cathedral after funeral prayers for four Christians during which angry Copts chanted against Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, an official said.

Also on Sunday fighting between Christians and Muslims erupted anew in a town north of the Egyptian capital where sectarian violence killed five people on Friday, including the four Coptic Christians, police said.

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