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Curfew in Cairo's Abbasiya area extended

An overnight shift was imposed for a second time in Cairo's Abbasiya area in the wake of clashes in front of the defence ministry

Ahram Online, Saturday 5 May 2012
A march from Ramsis to the Ministry of Defence (Photo: Mai Shaheen)
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An official official told Ahram Arabic portal tha a curfew in Cairo's Abbasiya area will be applied on Saturday from 11pm till Sunday 6am.

The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) issued a curfew from Friday 11pm till 7am on Saturday, in the wake of the clashes that erupted between protesters and army forces in front of the ministry of defence in Abbasiya.
At least two were killed and hundreds injured in the turmoil. 
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