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Egyptian troops open fire on pro-Morsi protesters

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Egyptians calling for the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi protest as they watch his speech on a screen near the presidential palace early in Cairo on Wednesday. (Photo: Mahmud Khaled, AFP/Getty Images)

MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian troops have opened fire on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi marching on Republican Guard facility.

Several are wounded, at least one severely with a shot to the head.

An Associated Press photographer at the scene Friday says the Republic Guard forces opened fire when protesters approached a barbed wire barrier around the facility and hung a picture of Morsi on it.

Several protesters fell wounded, including at least one severely with a bloody wound to the head.

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