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Egypt state TV: 13 dead, 75 injured in Suez protests

Arab World Materials 29 January 2011 02:48
Egyptian state-run television reported Friday night that 13 people had died and 75 were injured in Suez, a key port city, during protests over the course of the day, dpa reported.
Egypt state TV: 13 dead, 75 injured in Suez protests

Egyptian state-run television reported Friday night that 13 people had died and 75 were injured in Suez, a key port city, during protests over the course of the day, dpa reported.

The town on the Gulf is near the Suez canal, a major international trade route.

During the day, witnesses said protesters and police clashed repeatedly, as angry demonstrators called for ousting President Hosny Mubarak and democratic reform.

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