Egypt’s military-backed government imposed a curfew Wednesday night following a day of brutal violence nationwide.
Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate in the interim government, resigned in protest over the assaults.
CAIRO — Riot police backed by armored vehicles, bulldozers and helicopters Wednesday swept away two 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 crackdown on the protest sites. Vice