August 17, 2013
The BBC’s Bethany Bell said pictures show people inside the mosque building a make-shift barricade with chairs
Egyptian security forces have surrounded a mosque in the capital, Cairo, amid a stand-off with barricaded Muslim Brotherhood supporters.
Dozens remain, refusing to believe the authorities’ pledge of a safe exit.
The tense stand-off follows a day of bloody clashes on Friday in which more than 80 people died and 1,000 Brotherhood supporters were arrested.
This article was posted: Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 6:32 am
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