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- Hundreds of thousands turned out across Egypt for pro-army demonstrations
- They clashed with supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi who also lined the streets
- Morsi has been formally accused of conspiring with Palestinian group Hamas and of murdering prison officers
- The fighting is the country's bloodiest incidence of violence since the army deposed Morsi earlier this month
More than 120 people are believed to have been killed at a protest in support of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi, according to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Security forces are reported to have started shooting demonstrators shortly before pre-dawn morning prayers at a round-the-clock vigil in Cairo being staged by backers of Morsi, who was removed from power by the army three weeks ago.
Makeshift field hospitals around the area near the Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque were overwhelmed, with one doctor telling the BBC that more than 1,000 had been injured.
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Anguish: Up to 120 people are reported dead in Cairo today after defiant supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi were protesting his removal from power
Battleground: Central Cairo looked like a warzone today as residents walked home around the makeshift road blocks
Clashes: Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted president Mohamed Morsi fighting with opponents to Morsi in the distance
Another round of violence: Flowers are placed next to a trail of blood at the scene of clashes in Cairo today
Deadly violence: The bodies of killed supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a field hospital at Rabaa Adawiya mosque following clashes with security forces in Cairo
Makeshift morgue: The Muslim Brotherhood are putting the death toll at around 120 people
Grief: Relatives mourning outside a field hospital at Rabaa Adawiya mosque
Followers: This image released by the Egyptian army of Friday evening's pro-army rally shows the strength of support for the security forces and against the ousted president Morsi
Demonstration: Hundreds of thousands took to the streets as supporters of the army heeded a call to rally
Support: Demonstrations like this pro-army gathering in Tahrir Square on Friday night were met with counter-protests by Morsi followers
The state health ministry currently says that only 65 people had died and 750 suffered injuries.
However, Al Jazeera Egypt reported that some 4,500 may have been injured in the early morning violence.
Military-backed authorities were feeling emboldened today after millions turned out for nationwide rallies on Friday called by the army chief.
A leading figure of Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed el-Beltagy, blamed the violence on army chief General Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's call for rallies on Friday.
Hundreds of thousands of people came onto the streets after army chief General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who played a central role in overthrowing the president, called for Egyptians to rally to give him a mandate to tackle 'violence and terrorism'.
Support: A Egyptian man waves national flags as an army helicopter flies over supporters of the army in Tahrir Square
Show of strength: Supporters of the army gathered in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday
Lights: Hundreds of laser lights were shone into the sky by demonstrators in Tahrir Square who rallied to show support for the army
Reporters at the scene said firing could still be heard hours after the troubles started.
'They are not shooting to wound, they are shooting to kill,' said pro-Morsi Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Gehad El-Haddad.
The deaths occurred hours after supporters and opponents of Morsi staged mass rival rallies across the country.
Ragab Nayel Ali, one of the pro-Morsi protesters, said security forces fired first with tear gas and birdshot.
'Protesters replied by hurling rocks and started building
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2379657/Egypt-Morsi-More-100-people-killed-1-000-injured-clashes-deposed-president-Morsi-formally-accused-murder-conspiracy-Hamas.html#ixzz2aHiQ6LnI
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