Cairo's Massacre in Pictures

Cairo's Massacre in Pictures

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Lauren McCauley

In roughly 200 heartbreaking and compelling images, Cairo-based photojournalist Mosa’ab Elshamy effectively captured what he calls the "utter sadness" that followed Wednesday's massacre of over 500 Egyptian civilians.

Bodies wrapped in sheets, men carrying caskets, families despairing over the charred remains of a loved one. "Wish I had avoided seeing the charred bodies at the mosque this morning," he wrote on Twitter. "A whole new level of unforgettable horror."

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