UPDATE: 28 killed in new bout of street clashes


Associated Press

CAIRO - Egypt's health ministry says 28 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and supporters of the ousted president.
The ministry said the 26 were killed in Cairo, and two in cities south of the capital.
The clashes took place as rival crowds of supporters of the military and backers of the ousted Mohammed Morsi poured into streets around the country Sunday, on a national holiday celebrating the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1973 Mideast war.
Morsi's supporters and security forces fought pitched street battles for hours in several Cairo locations that now look like combat zones, with small fires burning, black smoke rising and the sound of gunshots piercing the air thick with tear gas.