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3 dead as rival rallies fill the streets in Egypt

Heavy military presence limits protesters’ berth

CAIRO — Thousands of people, demanding that ousted president Mohammed Morsi be returned to power, marched in several Egyptian cities Friday, as the UN chief human rights official said she had pressed Egypt’s new leaders to provide details about why Morsi was being detained.

At least three people were killed during clashes between pro- and anti-Morsi protesters in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, state news media reported.

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