Violence Erupts in Egypt As Morsi Backers Rally; Dozens Killed in Clashes

CAIRO — Tens of thousands of supporters of Egypt’s deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi clashed with security forces on Friday in the first major show of defiance against what they called an “illegal military coup.”

At least 30 people were killed nationwide and more than 200 were injured, according to news reports.

State television said two people were killed in the clashes around Tahrir Square.