Egypt official says 34 dead at attack in Cairo

July 8, 2013

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian Health Ministry official says at least 34 people have been killed in an attack outside the headquarters of the Republican Guard in Cairo.

Khaled el-Khatib said Monday that initial reports indicated 34 people were killed and 300 wounded in shooting outside the building. Earlier, Egyptian military officials had said gunmen killed at least five supporters of the former president and one officer when people tried to storm the building.