CAIRO, EGYPT - AUGUST 15: Egyptian Military Police soldiers stand guard inside the burnt-out Rabaa al-Adaweya Mosque in Nasr City. (Photo by Ed Giles/Getty Images)
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CAIRO – Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says a son of its spiritual leader was killed during fierce clashes in downtown Cairo, as hundreds of Islamists supporters of the country's ousted president remained barricaded inside a mosque.

The group's political arm said on its official website Saturday that Mohammed Badei's son Ammar was killed Friday. That's when the Muslim Brotherhood took to the streets in a "Day of Rage" - ignited by anger at security forces over clearing two sit-in camps earlier in the week, leaving hundreds dead.

Meanwhile, hundreds remained inside the al-Fatah mosque in Cairo on Saturday morning after barricading themselves inside overnight. A Muslim cleric there said there were ongoing negotiations with the military to have protesters safely leave.

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