Baku-APA. At least one was killed in clashes during protests staged by supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in Upper Egypt's Minya governorate on Friday, official Al- Ahram Online reported, quoting a Health Ministry official, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
Twelve people, including four policemen, were injured during similar clashes across the country, Khaled al-Khatib, head of the Emergency Central Administration, added.
Tension escalated between security forces and supporters of the ousted Islamist leader, who took to the streets on Friday to express condemnation of the interim government's recent decision to declare the Muslim Brotherhood as "a terrorist group."
At least 147 people affiliated with the Brotherhood in eight provinces, including eight women, were arrested while wielding Molotov cocktails, guns and cartouche based on Article 86 of the Penal Code.
The law stipulates five years' term for participants in protests organized by "a terrorist group." The perpetrators' punishment may go up to execution, hard labor or life imprisonment "if terrorism is one of the means used to achieve or carry out the purposes of the group."