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.

Egyptians eye a burnt tank outside the destroyed camp of ousted Mohammed Morsi supporters outside Rabaa Adawiya square in 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 | License Photo
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