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Egypt clashes move into 4th day, U.S. worried

Posted By admin On December 19, 2011 @ 4:51 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Edmund Blair and Marwa Awad
Reuters [1]
December 19, 2011

Egyptian security forces fought opponents of army rule in Cairo for a fourth day on Monday and the United States, worried by the violence, urged the generals to respect human rights.

Medical sources said the death toll had risen to 13 since Friday, when clashes erupted. Hundreds have been wounded.

Police and soldiers using batons and teargas drove stone-throwing protesters out of Cairo’s Tahrir Square, hub of the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak in February, overnight.

Hundreds had returned to the square by morning after security forces retreated behind barricades in streets leading to parliament, the cabinet office and the Interior Ministry.

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[1] Reuters: http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/12/19/egypt-idINDEE7BI09O20111219

[2] Second day of clashes in Egypt could lead to second revolt: http://www.prisonplanet.com/second-day-of-clashes-in-egypt-could-lead-to-second-revolt.html

[3] Mubarak’s ‘secret police’ blamed as five anti-government protesters are killed and hundreds injured in violent overnight clashes in Egypt: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mubaraks-secret-police-blamed-as-five-anti-government-protesters-are-killed-and-hundreds-injured-in-violent-overnight-clashes-in-egypt.html

[4] Egypt’s army clashes with protesters: http://www.prisonplanet.com/egypts-army-clashes-with-protesters.html

[5] Protesters In Egypt Say Military Using Force: http://www.prisonplanet.com/protesters-in-egypt-say-military-using-force.html

[6] Egypt troops, protesters clash again, widening rifts: http://www.prisonplanet.com/egypt-troops-protesters-clash-again-widening-rifts.html

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