Son of Muslim Brotherhood Leader Killed in Egypt's Protests

173 killed on Friday


A son of the leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was killed during protests against the army-backed interim government, the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party said Saturday as the death toll rose to 173.

Ammar Badie, son of Mohammed Badie, was shot dead in Cairo's Ramses Square on Friday, the party said on its website.

He died near the al-Fath mosque, which was turned into a makeshift field hospital for injured protesters.