In a press conference at Nasr City, Ahmed Aref, spokesperson of the Freedom and Justice party said that 66 died in the overnight fighting with police forces and 61 clinically dead and 4,500 injured.
-He said that “thugs" are surrounding the injured of Morsi supporters in Al-Shifa hospital and Sayyed Galal hospital. The Interior Ministry denied the claims, trying to get a hold of the health ministry and hospitals mentioned to confirm.
– He said that the “massacre" that happened yesterday was a result of the mandate requested by defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
– He said that protestors were targeted with live ammunition, bird shots and a new kind of tear gas bombs that could consist of material that is against the law.
– He said that all the Morsi supporters who took shelter in AL-Qaed Ibrahim mosque were arrested,. He put the number of around 400 including 150 woman and children. However the Interior Minister said earlier in a press conference that 14 were detained in Alexandria.
-He said that they would prosecute those responsible for the killings and called on the International community to condemn the violence.
-He condemned the media for covering only one side which were the pro-military protests at the Presidential Palace, while neglecting the Morsi supporters and the clashes that took place yesterday.