Muslim Brotherhood accuses Egyptian military of massacre
The Muslim Brotherhood has called for an "uprising" in Egypt after dozens of its supporters were shot dead in Cairo early Monday as they staged a sit-in in support of Egypt's deposed president, MohamMed Morsi.
According to the Brotherhood, at least 53 people, including children, were killed outside the Republican Guard military compound in what the group is calling a "massacre."
An Egyptian Health Ministry official later told Egyptian media that the death toll had reached 42. Several hundred people were wounded, according to Al Jazeera, which was told by one doctor that "the majority of injured had gunshot wounds to the head," a detail corroborated by other reports.