Friday, June 28, 2013


American killed in Egypt protests,U.S.official confirms

A U.S. citizen was killed on Friday in Alexandria, Egypt, site of anti-government protests, a State Department official told NBC News.

“We can confirm that a U.S. citizen was killed in Alexandria, Egypt,” the official said. “We are providing appropriate consular assistance from our Embassy in Cairo and our Bureau of Consular Affairs at the State Department.  We do not have further information to provide at this time."

Al Jazeera and Reuters, both quoting doctors and Egyptian security officials, and the Egyptian state news agency MENA reported Friday that the man died from a stab wound to the chest in Alexandria.

Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo told NBC News that they were investigating the reports but hadn't been able to confirm them.

Gen. Amin Ezzeddin, a senior security official in Alexandria, told Reuters that the American was using a mobile phone camera near an office of President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood as it was being attacked by protesters. The man died at a military hospital, Ezzeddin said.

At least 80 other people have been wounded in the Alexandria protests, MENA reported.

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