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Sniper Fires at Egyptian Protestors
Hundreds were killed in a horrific massacre in Egypt – including a British TV cameraman shot dead by a sniper. The country now stands on the brink of all-out civil war following 24 hours of carnage. Dad-of-two Mick Deane, 61, was gunned down as he filmed for Sky News in the capital Cairo, capturing the bloody scenes as government troops staged a merciless crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. In Cairo alone more than 140 protesters are believed to have been killed as two protest camps were stormed with armoured bulldozers. Witnesses said snipers fired on women and children from rooftops. Read more at: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/egypt-hundreds-slaughtered-army-including-2167605