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Egypt police violence: Casualties and individual cases

22 February 2012 Casualties The Cairo University Hospitals alone received some 269 injured people during the protests as well as seven of the 11 deaths that took place in the capital. Most of those injured were suffering from tear gas inhalation or injuries from shotgun pellets, which, in some cases, caused rupture to the eye globe. In one case, a protester died from shotgun ammunition after a pellet reached his brain. Two others died from gunshots to the head and one from a gunshot to the stomach. In Suez, Amnesty International obtained a list of some 85 injured who were treated at the Suez General…

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