Health Ministry: One dead, ten injured in Cairo University clashes

Health Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Kamel has said that a student was shot dead and 10 others were injured in clashes that took place at Cairo University on Thursday. 
 
Kamel added that the injuries were bruises and wounds from cartridges. 
 
The Interior Ministry claimed in a statement that the student died before security forces arrived on campus. It added that security forces have been deployed on campus following the incident in order to protect facilities.
 
A security source said that police forces were deployed to tighten control over events on campus and its surroundings, as well as to preserve public safety and property.
 
Three armored vehicle were deployed on Cairo University campus along with security forces that used tear gas to disperse pro-Muslim Brotherhood protests, after which a state of hit and run took place between the clashing sides.
 
Protesting students gathered in front of the main gate of Cairo University Thursday afternoon and set fire to garbage bins on campus. Students were reportedly injured during the face off. Clahes moved to Tharwat Street and Nahda Square near Cairo University, after which more security forces were deployed in the area.
 
Since the new school year, many students have rejected the new military-led government by holding protests on campuses throughout Egypt. Many have been arrested or killed in the violence that has ensued between security forces at students.
 
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm and MENA