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Police storm protest camps; 149 dead across Egypt

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CAIRO — Riot police swept in with armored vehicles, bulldozers and helicopters Wednesday to clear two sprawling encampments of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, sparking running street battles elsewhere in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. At least 149 people were killed nationwide, many of them in the assaults on the protest vigils. The interim government declared a monthlong state of emergency, ordering the armed forces to support the police in efforts to restore law ...

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