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Protesters, police clash in northern Egypt

Arab World Materials 25 January 2013 17:10 (UTC +04:00)
Clashes erupted in Egypt's Alexandria on Friday, after protesters surrounded and threw rocks at a police station, dpa reported.
Protesters, police clash in northern Egypt

Clashes erupted in Egypt's Alexandria on Friday, after protesters surrounded and threw rocks at a police station, dpa reported.

The police responded by firing shots in the air and using tear gas to disperse protesters, according to local media reports.

A group of protesters, identifying themselves as the Black Bloc, stormed a court house and blocked roads and tramways in the centre of the city.

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