Traffic congestion as subway employees stage sit-in

Monday 9 Jan 2012

Tens of subway train employees call for permanent contracts among other reforms at Monday's sit-in at the Martyrs Station causing traffic in downtown, Cairo

Tens of subway train employees have reportedly staged a sit-in on Monday at the Martyrs Station, formally named Mubarak after the ousted president, in the district of Ramses.

According to media reports, the protest caused traffic congestion in downtown, Cairo as the demonstrators called for permanent contracts and against overdue payments.

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