NBC: Muslim Brotherhood Spokesman Says Tanks On The Move In ‘Coup’

Unconfirmed reports of tanks on the move outside Cairo surfaced Wednesday after the Egyptian military’s ultimatum expired without a resolution to the country’s political crisis. NBC’s Richard Engel reported via Twitter, citing a Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson, that some Brotherhood members had been arrested and that tanks are moving on Cairo in a “coup.” 

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