Egypt: 36 detainees killed in escape attempt as army leader promises no tolerance for clashes

  • by: MAGGIE MICHAEL , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 18, 2013 - 8:09 PM

CAIRO — Egyptian police fired tear gas Sunday in an attempt to free a guard from rioting detainees, killing at least 36 as the country's military leader vowed to tolerate no more violence after days of clashes that killed nearly 900 people.

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