Saturday, January 29, 2011

Tens of thousands of protesters against Mubarak in Cairo

The police reportedly opened fire on a thousand people trying to storm the Interior Ministry.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Cairo on Saturday called the departure of President Hosni Mubarak, the fifth day of antigovernment demonstrations across Egypt.Egyptian police opened fire on a thousand demonstrators trying to storm the Interior Ministry in Cairo, reports the TV station Al Jazeera.
"The people want the president's departure, " they chanted in the sight of the army deployed since Friday night to maintain order. This unprecedented revolt against President Mubarak, 82, who runs the country for 29 years, has so far almost 50 deaths.

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