26 January 2013

Egypt: Protesters Torch Suez Police Station, Fight Over Arms

Protesters on Saturday torched the Suez Police Station, one of five police stations in the city, following violent clashes with the station's policemen.

An Aswat Masriya eyewitness reported hearing gunshots and said that the protesters fought over the looted arms.

The attackers are releasing prisoners and taking hold of arms, including automatic machine guns, that policemen left behind, two eyewitnesses told Reuters.

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