As it happened: Egypt camps stormed

Key points

  • Security forces carry out a day-long operation to break up camps of supporters loyal to the ousted president, Mohammed Morsi.
  • Egyptian health officials say 235 civilians, as well as 43 police officers, have been killed. But the Muslim Brotherhood puts the death toll at over 2,000
  • Egyptian authorities declare a month-long state of emergency and a curfew
  • Interim government vice-president Mohamed ElBaradei resigns over the bloodshed
  • There are also reports of violence elsewhere in Cairo and in other parts of Egypt
  • All times in GMT

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  • Becky Branford 
  • Pia Gadkari 
  • Jastinder Khera 
  • Sarah Fowler 
  • Caroline McClatchey 

Last updated 17 August 2013

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