Protester shot dead at leftist party march in central Cairo

A Egyptian political party statement says a female protester was shot dead by police at a march in downtown Cairo. The leftist Popular Alliance party says that police shot its member Shaimaa el-Sabagh with birdshot Saturday evening as the group peacefully marched toward Tahrir Square to lay a commemorative wreath of roses on the eve of the 4th anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 uprising. A Ministry of Health confirmed that a female protester died from birdshot injuries to her head and body.



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