CAIRO: At least five protesters died in Cairo in anti-government demonstrations on Friday, medical sources said.
It was not immediately clear how they died. The sources earlier said 870 protesters were wounded throughout the day in the Egyptian capital
US also had urged its citizens to postpone traveling to Egypt.
In a travel alert, the US state department urged citizens in Egypt to exercise caution and to defer movement until the situation stabilizes.
Noting that Egyptian security forces may block off the area around the US Embassy, the State Department said citizens should not attempt to go to the embassy. – Reuters