Anti-Morsi protesters set up barricades, distribute blankets outside palace
Ahram Online, Friday 7 Dec 2012
Protesters have set up barricades in Marghani Street leading to the presidential palace in the Heliopolis district in Cairo in preparation for a sit-in, according to Al-Ahram Arabic website.
Protesters are distributing blankets to wither the chilly night in the country's capital.
Rumors about attacks from Muslim Brotherhood supporters keep circulating, said Ahram Online's Bel Trew. Some anti-Morsi protesters formed groups to protect the rally at the presidential palace against "possible attacks."
Meanwhile, reinforced vehicles of the Central Security Forces are surrounding the Brotherhood supporters congregating at in Naser City’s Raba El-Adawiya Mosque, three miles away from the presidential palace.
Some of the officers deployed near the mosque stressed there is no way for the Brotherhood supporters to head towards the presidential palace.