PBS NewsHour

Bloodshed, Death Toll Mount as 'Day of Rage' Across Egypt

Clip: Season 2013 | 5m 32s

Despite threats of force, thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi launched 'Day of Rage' rallies in Cairo resulting in violent clashes and a mounting death toll. The fury spilled into the streets of other cities across Egypt, report Johnathan Rugman and Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News.

Aired: 08/16/13

Rating: NR

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