Egyptian troops, protesters clash on Yom Kippur War anniversary

(JTA) — Egyptian troops clashed with anti-military protesters as Egypt marked the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War.

At least 15 protesters from the Muslim Brotherhood was killed during the clashes across the country on Sunday, including one  south of Cairo.

Muslim Brotherhood members were protesting the military coup that deposed former President Mohamed Morsi on July 3.

Prior to the anniversary of the start of the war on Oct. 6, 1973, Egyptian authorities had warned against anti-army protests.

Meanwhile, military planes participated in flyovers over Cairo on Sunday to celebrate the launching of attacks on Israel in 1973. Several years after the war, Egypt regained the Sinai Peninsula as part of a peace treaty.

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