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More than 10 killed in clashes outside Interior Ministry

Arab World Materials 30 January 2011 03:13
More than 10 people were killed on Sunday night in clashes outside the Interior Ministry in Cairo, according to Al-JazeeraTV channel.
More than 10 killed in clashes outside Interior Ministry

More than 10 people were killed on Sunday night in clashes outside the Interior Ministry in Cairo, according to Al-JazeeraTV channel.

According to the channel, on Sunday night, demonstrators attempted to assault Interior Ministry building, located in the heart of the Egyptian capital.

In response, fire were opened at the attackers

As reported by medical sources, the closest to the Interior Ministry hospital received many wounded in street battles with gunshot wounds.

In addition, according to the channel, in the province of Al-Fayyum (100 kilometers south of Cairo), unknown assailants shot dead the chief of the local jail and  released several hundred inmates.

Mass protests with the requirements of economic and political reforms, as well as the resignation of 82-year old President Hosni Mubarak's ruling 30 years, began in Egypt on January 25. Later they turned into riots, killing, according to Al-JazeeraTV channel, were about 100 people, RIA Novosti reported.

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