Friday, June 28, 2013

Egypt: US Citizen, Age Unknown, Stabbed to Death in Alexandria During Political Clash

According to Reuters,  A US citizen, age unknown, was stabbed to death in Alexandria earlier today (June 28) during clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Mursi, a physican and three security officials.

A US Embassy official in Cairo said he had heard of the American's death, but that the Embassy is seeking additional details. 

COMMENT: The young American was using a mobile phone camera near an office of President Mohamed Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood when he was attacked by protesters. 

The victim's death was confirmed by Ibrahim al-Roubi, head of the emergency unit in the Alexandria health department, and by two other security officials.

This report will be updated as new information becomes available.