Nightly News   |  August 11, 2013

Stage may be set for more violence in Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood, loyal to former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, protests his removal from power. NBC’s Richard Engel reports.

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>>> in the middle east and africa. but the city in cairo remains on edge as the standoff between the military and supporter rchz the ousted president continues with signs that a new confrontation may come soon. a report tonight from richard angle.

>> reporter: barricaded and walled in. this is the groupsal mow in a nondescript middle class bit of urban sprawl near a mosque close to eept's main airport. mow haud morsi is still considered president here. he's only seen these days on posters. he's been locked away, location undisclosed since the military overthrew him weeks ago. this man has brought his 2-year-old daughter to the camp.

>> [ inaudible ]. i want the -- [ inaudible ].

>> reporter: the army has called on the protesters to go home for their own safety. protesters here clearly worried the army could move in to disperse them at any time and hope these stones will be enough to stop the tanks and apcs. the stage is set in the divided country for violence or worse, a long-term insurgeonsy in egyptian. violence has already begun in the north peninsula newer the iz reely border. where four men were burieds this week killed in an air strike . back at the camp, the protesters wait and egyptian once the hope of the arab spring is once again on edge. richard angle, nbc news, cairo.