Sunday, January 27, 2013

Violence And Unrest Continues In Egypt

Egyptian Youths, Police Clash In Fourth Day Of Violence -- Reuters

(Reuters) - Police fired teargas at dozens of stone-throwing protesters in Cairo on Sunday in a fourth day of street clashes that have killed at least 42 people and compounded the challenges facing President Mohamed Mursi.

In the worst violence, security sources said 33 people died in Port Said on Saturday when protests erupted after a court sentenced 21 people, mostly from the city, to death for their role in a deadly stadium disaster last year.

Thousands of mourners joined funeral processions for the dead in Port Said on Sunday, a witness said by telephone, adding that he heard gunshots and the sound of emergency vehicle sirens. But there were no immediate reports of new casualties.

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More News On The Violence And Unrest In Egypt

Dozens die as riots spread across Egypt
-- The Australian/Wall Street Journal
More clashes in Cairo as death toll in Egyptian soccer riot rises to 31
-- CNN
More clashes, teargas and violence as Egypt street protests enter 4th day -- RT
Mourners in Egyptian city bury their dead after day of rioting killed 37 -- Washington Post/AP
37 dead in Egypt riots after verdict in soccer deaths -- USA Today
Clashes continue in fourth day of violence in Egypt -- Jerusalem Post
News Analysis: Egypt's strict sentences in soccer riot case expected to release political tension -- Xinhuanet

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