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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 05:44 PM

 

Clashes erupt at Egypt presidential palace

Source: Al Jazeera

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi have clashed with opposition protesters outside the presidential palace in Cairo, with at least 211 people injured, according to health officials.

A small group of opposition activists have been camped outside the palace since Tuesday night, when tens of thousands rallied against a controversial decree which gives Morsi near-absolute power.

Supporters of the president marched to the palace on Wednesday and tore down the opposition's tents. Witnesses said they threw stones and used clubs to attack demonstrators, and there were reports of petrol bombs being thrown. Opposition protesters were driven away from the palace and fled down side streets.

There were unconfirmed reports in local media that two people had been killed in the fighting.

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muriel_volestrangler Dec 2012 #1

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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 07:04 PM

1. K&R

This is getting big.

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