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BREAKING: Security fires shots into air as anti-Morsi protesters charge at presidential palace

Security forces fire shots into the air as some anti-Brotherhood protesters throw molotov cocktails and fireworks at the presidential palace

Ahram Online, Friday 8 Feb 2013
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Security forces at the presidential palace fire shots into the air Friday evening to ward off hundreds of anti-President Mohamed Morsi protesters who have managed to remove the barricades surrounding one of the palace's gates.

Hundreds of protesters chanted "Down, down with the Brotherhood," as they removed the wires and barricades which the presidential guard had set up to seal the palace earlier on Friday.

A number of protesters threw Molotov cocktails and fireworks in the direction of the premises of the presidential palace.

Security forces are also using water hoses to clear protesters away from the palace's gates.

Demonstrations against the president have been taking place on Friday in a number of cities, and clashes with security forces have left tens injured in the Delta.

Last Friday during protests at the palace, two protesters was killed and scores were injured when fierce clashes broke out between security forces and protesters after a similar incident.

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Omar Khalid
09-02-2013 04:45pm
Endless protest and chaos
If anyone will study the political events (wave of change through ballet boxes) which had surfaced in several countries in the last 40 years, the conducts of those people who claims to be liberals has always been fascist in nature. They will never honour the majority decision through the ballet if it is against them and their group. They are aware that if they accept, they will be exposed to the people. Very conveniently they will agree for a dictator, military rule or political chaos branding the elected people with nasty words. They will repeatedly lie. This happens in Aljazaer, it is happening in Tunisia and in Egypt. Western countries did the same in case of Hamas in Palestine. I hope that the representatives of the majority who are better human being, eager to provide justice to the common man and they are actual liberal in behavior and action will able to isolate and expose these fascist people and liars.
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Noura Ayyoubi
08-02-2013 08:56pm
arsonists, murderers and terrorists
those who want to burn down the Presidential poalace are would-be murderers. In any country, they would becrushed mercilessly.
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