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Cairo clashes: Death toll rises

2011-12-17 10:53

Cairo - Clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters against continued military rule have killed eight people and wounded another 299, the health ministry said on Saturday.

"The toll from incidents on Friday outside the cabinet offices reached eight dead and 299 wounded," said Adel Adawi, an aide to the health minister quoted by state news agency MENA.

A previous toll put the dead at three and injured at 257.

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  • steve.dupreez - 2011-12-17 12:46

    I can not help but wonder if life under military rule won't be better than life under a conservative muslem regime.

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