Egyptian cabinet to meet over violence that left 24 dead

10.10.2011                      12.Tischrei. 5772

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Egyptian cabinet to meet over violence that left 24 dead

Egyptian Christians clash with police over attack on church; violence casts shadow over looming parliamentary vote, adds to frustration with army handling of transition.

Christians clashed with military police, leaving at least 24 people dead in Cairo, and the cabinet called an emergency meeting for Monday, vowing the violence would not derail Egypt's first election since Hosni Mubarak was toppled.
Christians protesting about an attack on a church set cars on fire, burned army vehicles and hurled rocks at military police who they said used heavy-handed tactics against them. It was some of the worst violence since the February uprising….