Death Toll Rises to at Least 464 After Crackdown on Pro-Morsi Islamists in Egypt

State of emergency declared


Cairo is reported quiet but tense after a crackdown on Islamists which left hundreds dead and drew international condemnation.

At least 464 people died when Egyptian security forces stormed two camps which supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi set up in the city last month.

A state of emergency was declared after the bloodiest day in Egypt since the pro-democracy uprising two years ago.

US Secretary of State John Kerry said the events were "deplorable".