Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi read the Koran, Islam's holy book, and pray, as they continue to hold a sit in outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque. Egypt was braced for more bloodshed on Friday. Photo: AFP
Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi read the Koran, Islam's holy book, and pray, as they continue to hold a sit in outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque. Egypt was braced for more bloodshed on Friday. Photo: AFP

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Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi read the Koran, Islam's holy book, and pray, as they continue to hold a sit in outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque. Egypt was braced for more bloodshed on Friday. Photo: AFP
Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi read the Koran, Islam's holy book, and pray, as they continue to hold a sit in outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque. Egypt was braced for more bloodshed on Friday. Photo: AFP
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