Pro-Morsi rally calls for army chief to leave

A pro-Morsi rally has sprung up outside a Cairo mosque where Egyptians backing the Muslim Brotherhood have gathered to rally behind the president.

Holding placards with pictures of Morsi and waving Egyptian flags, the demonstrators are calling for army chief al-Sissi to step down.

According to Guardian’s Patrick Kingsley, the mood in the Muslim Brotherhood camp is “jovial.”

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