Egypt Tahrir clashes rage on for fifth day

20.12.2011                      24.Kislev. 5772

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Egypt Tahrir clashes rage on for fifth day

Armed security forces fire weapons, use batons, teargas in latest security operation; death toll rises to 13.

Egyptian police and soldiers fired weapons and used batons and teargas for a fifth day on Tuesday in the latest security operation to clear Cairo's central Tahrir Square of opponents of army rule.
The sound of heavy gunfire rang out across the square as armed security forces charged hundreds of protesters attempting to hold their ground, activists and a Reuters witness said….