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.

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in a government building that was set ablaze in the Giza district of Cairo, Egypt, August 15, 2013. Hundreds of people were 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. UPI/Ahmed Jomaa | License Photo
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