Egyptians torch Shafiq HQ as vote sparks violence

29.05.2012                      08.Siwan. 5772                    Isru Chag

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Egyptians torch Shafiq HQ as vote sparks violence

Protesters vandalize offices of Mubarak's last PM; several thousand hit streets in Alexandria, Cairo to demonstrate.

Demonstrators furious that Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister made it into the run-off for the country's presidential election set ablaze his campaign headquarters on Monday, underscoring the divisive outcome of the nation's historic vote.
The campaign offices of Ahmed Shafiq, viewed as a symbol of Mubarak's rule, were set on fire after a group of protesters broke into and vandalized the premises, the state news agency reported. An official in the fire service confirmed the blaze had been extinguished without causing any casualties….