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Egypt: Army Barracks Clash Leaves Dozens Dead

Egypt’s interim president Adli Mansour has called for calm amid reports that 51 people were killed in clashes outside the headquarters of the Republican Guard in Cairo. Supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi claim they were protesting peacefully outside the army premises when troops decided to open fire, killing dozens. But the military says supporters of Mr Morsi – who the Muslim Brotherhood believes is being held inside the headquarters following his ouster last week – attacked the premises with “heavy gunfire” first. Sky News has obtained video footage which appears to contradict the…