Egypt

VIOLENT DEMONSTRATIONS CONTINUE IN EGYPT WITH 6 DEAD THUS FAR…….

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At least 6 dead as unprecedented Egypt protests enter third day

Demonstrations continued well into the night on Wednesday, and by by the early hours of Thursday, smaller groups of protesters were still assembling and being chased off by police.

Activists trying to oust Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak played cat-and-mouse with police on the streets into the early hours of Thursday, as unprecedented protests against his 30-year rule entered a third day.

At least six people have died in clashes since they erupted on Tuesday. Four people were killed on the first day of the protest; contradicting reports claim that the woman and policeman lost their lives late Wednesday were hit by a vehicle and did not die in the violence.

The protests, inspired by a popular revolt in Tunisia and unprecedented during Mubarak’s strong-handed rule, have seen police fire rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators throwing rocks and petrol bombs.

In central Cairo on Wednesday demonstrators burned tires and hurled stones at police. In Suez, protesters torched a government building.

Demonstrations continued well into the night. By the early hours of Thursday, smaller groups of protesters were still assembling in both cities and being chased off by police.

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