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Three dead in attack and Islamist protests in Egypt

Nov 29, 2014    

CAIRO (Reuters) - Three people including an army general were killed and at least 26 wounded on Friday in a drive-by shooting and violence that erupted at Islamist protests around Egypt, security sources and health officials said. Police were out in force for the demonstrations, organised by a hardline Salafi group calling for the ousting of the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the ex-army chief who led last year's overthrow of elected Islamist president Mohamed Mursi.In Matariya, focal point for early afternoon protests in Cairo, a civilian was killed before security forces dispe...

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