NPR Story
5:27 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Egypt's Army To Use Live Ammunition To Keep Order

Originally published on Fri August 16, 2013 10:30 am

Egypt's Interior Ministry has authorized the use of deadly force against protesters targeting police and state institutions. The death toll has surpassed 600 since Wednesday and spread outside the bloody crackdown in Cairo against supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.