12 January 2013

Egypt: 14 Injured in Assault On Presidential Palace Protesters

Fourteen people on Saturday evening were injured in clashes between protesters at the presidential palace in Cairo and unknown assailants, head of the Egyptian Ambulance Organization told al-Jazeera channel.

Media reports said that shots were heard in front of the palace.

Several tents of protesters at the palace were torched, al-Jazeera channel reported.

Scores of protesters were injured after unknown assailants had attacked them, al-Masry al-Youm gate reported.

The assailants shot at the protesters and set the tents on fire using petrol bombs.

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