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Violence Flares As Protesters, Mubarak Supporters Fight in Cairo
Posted By admin On February 2, 2011 @ 6:23 am In Featured Stories,World News | Comments Disabled
Shaimaa Fayed and Yasmine Saleh
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
(Reuters) – Opponents and supporters of President Hosni Mubarak fought with fists, stones and clubs in Cairo Wednesday in what appeared to be a move by forces loyal to the Egyptian leader to end protests calling for him to quit.
Protesters said some of the Mubarak supporters were members of the hated police force in plain clothes. Some rode into the crowd on horses and camels and in carriages, wielding whips and sticks.
People fought while troops surrounding the vast Tahrir (Liberation) Square made no attempt to intervene. Reuters correspondents saw dozens of injured. Many people fled in panic.
Anti-Mubarak protesters said they would not leave the square until Mubarak quits.
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 Reuters: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/02/02/uk-egypt-idUKTRE70O18Y20110202
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 30 Dead: Clashes in Cairo between Morsi supporters, opponents: http://www.prisonplanet.com/30-dead-clashes-in-cairo-between-morsi-supporters-opponents.html
 Busted: Pro-Mubarak Thugs Are Police Officers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/busted-pro-mubarak-thugs-are-police-officers.html
 Why Did Mubarak’s Thugs Ride In On Camels?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/why-did-mubaraks-thugs-ride-in-on-camels.html
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