Egypt protests 2013: Pro-Morsi crowd fired on by Egyptian troops

Civilians ride a tank over the October Bridge in the midst of clashes between pro and anti-Morsi protesters. Photo: Al-Jazeera English

CAIRO (AP) - At least 10 people have died and 210 more have been injured in Egypt in clashes around the country involving opponents and backers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, as well as security forces.

In Cairo, a crowd of Islamists surged across a bridge over the Nile River after nightfall and clashed with Morsi opponents near Tahrir Square and outside the state TV building. One witness reports gunfire and stone throwing.

Clashes, some involving police, erupted in cities of southern Egypt, along the Suez Canal and in the Nile Delta as Morsi supporters marched on local government buildings.

Khaled el-Khatib, a Health Ministry official, says four people have been killed in Cairo and two elsewhere, with 180 wounded.