Egypt's Islamists launched a nationwide "day of resistance" against the military coup that ousted democratically elected President Morsi today and AFP is reporting 3 are dead already following earlier warning shots as the crowd approached the barracks where Morsi is being held.
- *SHOTS FIRED DURING DEMO AT PRO-MURSI DEMONSTRATION: BBC TWEETS
- *3 DEAD IN GUNFIRE BETWEEN EGYPT ARMY, DEMOS, AFP SAYS
As WaPo reports, tens of thousands listened as a speaker called Morsi's removal from power an assault on the dignity of the people of Egypt, adding "there are Americans and Zionists behind this." Of course, as we noted here, the anti-American sentiment has been strong throughout, albeit hidden by most mainstream media channels.