28 January 2013

Egypt: Armored Vehicle Runs Over Protester in Qasr Al-Nil

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An eyewitness reported to Aswat Masriya that one of the Central Security Forces armored vehicles ran over one of the protesters who was participating the march heading from Sayeda Zeinab district to Qasr El-Nil Bridge on Monday.

The march was commemorating the "Friday of Rage" which took place on January 28 in 2011.

The eyewitness said that the protesters threw stones and Molotov at the vehicle which burned it.

He added that the protesters captured one of the officers and some of them tried to assault him, but other protesters intervened to protect him while chanting "peaceful, peaceful".

He said that the security forces dispersed the march.

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