Supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi clashed with unknown attackers on Friday night in the Delta City of Mansoura, killing four women from the first camp, several local media confirmed.
According to Ahmad Eltoukhy, an eyewitness who wrote on Facebook his testimony of the clashes, a peaceful march was leaving the Zareein mosque when it was attacked by “armed thugs”. According to him, a group of thugs encircled some women from the protest on a side street and fired birdshots and broken glass at them.
The clashes happened as protests demanding Morsi’s reinstatement took place around Egypt. Morsi was ousted by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces on July 3 following mass protests demanding his resignation.
Other cashes happened in the Upper Egyptian city of Qena between Morsi’s supporters and opponents.