CAIRO, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in Egypt's clashes between security forces and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood ( MB) rose to 34 while more than 200 others were injured on Sunday, state-run MENA new agency reported.
MENA quoted a source from the health ministry as saying that 15 of the deaths were in Cairo and another 15 in Giza, while one was killed in Menya governorate and another one was killed in Beni Sweif governorate.
Clashes erupted between the security forces and the MB supporters during the nation's celebrations of the 40th anniversary of October 6 war against Israel.
Meanwhile, the State TV also reported the authorities had arrested 25 MB supporters who possessed 51 hand grenades and tried to stop the metro line. State-run Ahram newspaper reported on its website that 430 MB supporters were arrested across the country.
The security forces fired tear gas to disperse MB supporters who tried to storm the Tahrir Square in an attempt to clash with thousands of pro-military demonstrators who gathered in the square to celebrate the anniversary, MENA reported.
Clashes also erupted on Ramses street in Cairo, with security forces and residents of the area on one side and Muslim Brotherhood supporters on the other.
Egypt commemorated on Sunday the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israel war, as rival rallies by supporters and opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood mounted.
The interior ministry warned on Saturday against "attempts that may disturb the October 6 celebrations in Egypt."