Reuters photographer has been shot and injured while covering the clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo.
Asmaa Waguih was shot in the foot on Wednesday and was receiving treatment for the bullet wound, Reuters reported.
Earlier in the day, UK news channel Sky News said that its cameraman 62-year-old Mick Deane was shot and killed while covering the violent clashes in Cairo.
On Wednesday, scores of people were killed when security forces moved in to clear out thousands of pro-Morsi supporters from the two camps — one near the Rabaah al-Adawiya Mosque in Nasr City and another smaller camp in Nahda Square in Giza.
The clashes left 235 civilians dead and over 2,000 people injured across Egypt, the Health Ministry said later in the day.
The Interior Ministry said that 43 policemen were also killed in the violence.
The Muslim Brotherhood, however, put the death toll far higher, saying more than 2,000 people were killed in the police crackdown on Morsi supporters.
Meanwhile, the interim Egyptian government imposed a month-long state of emergency as unrest sweeps across the Arab nation.
A curfew was also imposed in Cairo, Alexandria and several provinces between 19:00 local time (1700 GMT) and 06:00 (0400 GMT).
The measure was taken because the “security and order of the nation face danger due to deliberate sabotage, and attacks on public and private buildings and the loss of life by extremist groups,” the office of Egypt’s president said in a statement.
Tension has intensified in Egypt since July 3 when the Egyptian army removed Morsi from office. The army also suspended the constitution and dissolved the parliament.

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