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Egyptian Military attacks Alhurra TV

Media targeted by the army amid its violent attacks on protesters

Ahram Online, Sunday 9 Oct 2011
Maspero clashes
Clashes between protesters and the armed forces outside Maspero (Photo: AP)
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The Egyptian military attacked Alhurra TV office in Cairo tonight preventing its daily night program "Alyoum" from going on air, according to Egyptian official TV.

Also the office of TV 25, which broadcasts from the Maspero area, was also attacked by the Military Police.

Both channels were transmitting live coverage of the clashes in Maspero between protesters, mainly Coptic, and the army.

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