Middle East

Gunfire as Morsi backers march on Egypt military HQ

A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi holds his portrait with text on it reading in Arabic: "Yes to Sharia" as they march near Cairo University on July 5, 2013. Gunfire erupted outside the Cairo headquarters of the Republican Guard on Friday where supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi had massed vowing to defend him.

A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi holds his portrait with text on it reading in Arabic: "Yes to Sharia" as they march near Cairo University on July 5, 2013. Gunfire erupted outside the Cairo headquarters of the Republican Guard on Friday where supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi had massed vowing to defend him.  (AFP)

Gunfire erupted outside the Cairo headquarters of the Republican Guard on Friday where supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi had massed vowing to defend him.

Shooting could be heard coming from both the Republican Guard and the protesters, an AFP correspondent said. Several wounded protesters fell to the ground.

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