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August 18, 2013 6:26 pm

Egypt Death Toll Rises as Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Killed at Cairo Prison

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A funeral for a Muslim Brotherhood leader in Egypt. Photo: Screenshot.

Ynet – Some 38 Muslim Brotherhood supporters died in disputed circumstances at a prison on Sunday, as the leader of Egypt’s powerful army warned he would not tolerate violence, urging Islamists to change course.

Latest government figures said at least 830 people had died since last Wednesday in clashes pitting followers of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi against security forces in the worst political bloodletting to rock Egypt in recent history.

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