Egypt tightens security during Eid celebrations

16.10.2013                      12.Cheschwan.5774

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Egypt tightens security during Eid celebrations

Tahrir square blockaded by troops; army aims to thwart attempts of Muslim Brotherhood supporters to enter during holiday.

Tanks stood at intersections and roadblocks cut main thoroughfares in Egypt on Tuesday, as authorities tightened security during the annual Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday amid continued deadlock between supporters of the ousted Islamist president and the military-backed interim government….