Sky's Sam Kiley - worryingly close to events in Egypt - understandably forgets it's all in a good
Sky's Middle East Correspondent Sam Kiley, reporting from inside the Rabaa
al Adawiya camp in Cairo, said it was "under very heavy gunfire" and
was a "massive military assault on largely unarmed civilians in very large
He said government forces were using machine guns, snipers, M16s, AK-47s and
were firing into the crowd.
Kiley added: "There are machine gun rounds, and snipers on the roof,
that are preventing people from getting any closer to the field hospital (in
"I haven't seen any evidence yet of any weapons on the side of the
pro-Morsi camp. The camp is very full of women and children."
He said it was a scene of "extreme chaos and bloodshed" and
"many hundreds of troops and interior ministry police and special forces
"The dead and dying are on the steps of an improvised field hospital.
The scenes here are absolutely graphic.
"I have covered many wars and this is as severe a battlefield as I have
witnessed, with the exception of scenes in Rwanda. There are dozens and dozens
of people who have been shot in the head, neck and upper body."
He also said the violence was not a crowd-clearing operation. Link