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12 injured in Egypt clashes on Mohamed Mahmoud anniversary

Scuffles between pro- and anti-military protesters in Cairo; pro-Brotherhood students clash with police in Mansoura and Alexandria

Tuesday 19 Nov 2013
Protesters help an injured man during clashes
Protesters help an injured man during clashes between anti-government activists and security forces after they forced the removal of Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi supporters from Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt,Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Photo: AP)
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Twelve people have been injured during protests across Egypt on the second anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud clashes.

Three have been injured in Cairo's Tahrir Square, one in Alexandria and eight at the Al-Azhar University campus in Mansoura, Egyptian Ambulance Authority head Dr Ahmed El-Ansary said on Tuesday afternoon.

The injuries are mostly bruises and suffocation, El-Ansary added.

In Cairo, clashes between pro- and anti-military protesters have flared intermittently around Tahrir Square since Tuesday morning.

Clashes in Mansoura and Alexandria have been between pro-Mohamed Morsi students and security forces.

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