A political activists was found unconscious in a Mahalla street, on Wednesday evening, with signs of torture and severe physical abuse on his body.
Mahalla Textile Company employee Mohamed Asad said residents found Mohamed al-Abyad, also a company employee, lying on the ground unconscious in Canal Street.
The activist was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition.
A medical report was written on his condition and the incident was reported to police. No suspects have yet been identified.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm