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Violence erupts in Egypt (39 images)

Security forces launched a crackdown on pro-Morsi protest camps that quickly turned into a bloodbath. A state of emergency has been declared.
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Egyptians search for valuables among debris at a protest camp in Raba'a Al-Adaweya Square, Cairo, Egypt, August. 15, 2013. bloodiest day since its Arab Spring began, with hundreds of people reported killed and thousands injured as police smashed two protest camps of supporters of the deposed Islamist president. Wednesday's raids touched off day-long street violence that prompted the military-backed interim leaders to impose a state of emergency and curfew, and drew widespread condemnation from the Muslim world and the West, including the United States. UPI/Ahmed Jomaa
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