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Egypt protesters, police clash on Mubarak anniversary

Monday, 11 Feb, 2013 - 01:10

Feb. 11 - Police use water cannons on protesters demanding the departure of Egyptian President Mursi on the second anniversary of Mubarak's overthrow. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Protesters demanding the departure of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi clashed with police outside his palace on Monday on the second anniversary of the overthrow of veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Dozens of youths threw rocks at the Ettihadiya palace after a peaceful march by thousands of demonstrators who accused Mursi's conservative Muslim Brotherhood of hijacking Egypt's democratic revolution and seeking to monopolize power. Police responded by firing water cannon and tear gas from the walls of the presidential compound, which have been raised in some places and shielded by barbed wire after petrol bombs set fire to a building in the grounds last week. Riot police later emerged to chase the protesters away from the palace and into side-streets.

Egypt protesters, police clash on Mubarak anniversary

Monday, 11 Feb, 2013 - 01:10

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