U.S. Citizen Killed In Egypt violence: Officials

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Reuters
A U.S. citizen was killed in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday during clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Mursi, a doctor and three security officials said.

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi gestures at riot police during clashes along Mohamed Mahmoud street which leads to the Interior Ministry, near Tahrir Square in Cairo

A U.S. citizen was killed in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday during clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Mursi, a doctor and three security officials said.

The man died from a stab wound to the chest, said General Amin Ezzeddin, a senior Alexandria security official.

The account was confirmed by Ibrahim al-Roubi, head of the emergency unit in the Alexandria health department, and two other security officials.