- Posted September 16, 2013 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Protests in Egypt: Your experiences
Mohamed El-Tohamy ... a victim of the military coup
Mohamed El Tohamy was in the last year of his college when he was shot dead by army snipers in the 8 Th of July 2013 .
Mohamed left Alexandria to join the sit in in Rabia before the 30 of June protests during this day opposition and soldiers in plain clothes protested in Tahrir square there were also protests and a sit in in Rabia after the military coup of the 3 Rd of july mohamed joined a new sit in near Rabia square the new sit in was next to a social club belongs to the national guard and next to Salah Salem ST one of the most important roads in Cairo .
during this sit in huge protests locked Salah Salem road due to the huge numbers of protesters that spreaded along the road during evenings a smaller number of protesters stayed in the sit in next to the Social club .
in the 8 Th of July just after 5 days of the military coup Al-Youm Al-sabi daily news paper published in its web site that army and police forces are moving to end the sit in next to the national Guard club that was before the massacre and they quickly removed this report from their website .
in the dawn snipers and army soldiers started to shoot at the protesters killing according to the National Alliance for Supporting Legitimacy more than a hundred protesters they also killed journalists and photographers .
Mohamed El-Tohamy was killed by 2 bullets and friend of him Hasan El-bana was injured and later killed in the massacre of the 14 Th of August .
last Friday the 13th of September during The " Loyalty to Martyrs Blood " marches
protesters gathered as shown in the video in front of his house chanting against the coup and demanding justice and trials to all the people responsible for these crimes .
you will find pictures of Mohamed and for his funeral you will also find a picture for Mohamed and his friend Hasan