"The Armed Forces appeal to the great Egyptian people of all leanings to demonstrate peacefully and avoid violence," said Al Sissi, warning that any violation will be met firmy by the army and the police. Mursi's whereabouts were not immediately known.
Constitution suspended, top court's chief justice named interim president
- By Ramadan Al Sherbini, Correspondent
- Published: 23:44 July 3, 2013
- Protesters opposing Egypt's Mohammad Mursi shout slogans near a banner with pictures of Muslim Brotherhood members during a demonstration in front of the Presidential Palace "Qasr Al Quba" in Cairo.
Anti-Mursi protesters, gathering in Tahrir and outside the presidential palace, erupted into jubilation. Celebratory shots reverberated across Cairo.