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Cabinet military guards beat up protesting teachers to clear way for PM exit

A number of teachers protesting in front of the Cabinet headquarters were reportedly beaten by military security apparently in an attempt to clear the way for Prime Minister Essam Sharaf to leave the building

Nada Hussein Rashwan, Saturday 24 Sep 2011
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An eye-witness and one of the injured tells Ahram Online that a group of teachers were chanting near one of the Cabinet building's exit points as Prime Minister Essam Sharaf was leaving. The military forces securing the building started beating the protesters to secure Sharaf's exit.

Injuries were mild, the eyewitness says, except for one teacher whose arm was broken and who was transferred to hospital in an ambulance.

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