Six Muslim Brotherhood supporters killed in clashes in Cairo

Six supporters of Egypt`s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were killed in clashes with Cairo residents on Friday, the state news agency MENA reported.

Reuters| Last Updated: Jul 17, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

Cairo: Six supporters of Egypt`s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were killed in clashes with Cairo residents on Friday, the state news agency MENA reported.

MENA quoted an Interior Ministry source as saying security forces intervened and arrested 15 armed Brotherhood members. Brotherhood protests had largely faded under a tough security crackdown.

A Health ministry official told Reuters that six people died in clashes between Brotherhood supporters and police.