Egyptians Celebrate Military’s Intervention (PHOTOS)

Egyptians reacted Monday to the military’s issuance of a 48-hour ultimatum compelling President Mohammed Morsi and the opposition to reach an agreement or else face military intervention. Here are images of the reactions:

Egyptian women react to the military’s 48-hour ultimatum for President Mohammed Morsi and opposition leaders to reach an agreement, in Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptians react to a televised statement by the military at a coffee shop near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.

Opponents of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans after the military issued an ultimatum, outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.

An opponent of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi waves an Egyptian national flag after Egypt’s military issued an ultimatum, outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt.

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