16 August 2013

Egypt: Clashes With Firearms At Azbakeya Police Station

Police forces at Azbakeya Police Station clashed with a number of armed Muslim Brotherhood supporters in downtown Cairo, an Aswat Masriya eyewitness reported on Friday.

Police forces returned fire and used teargas bombs to disperse the assailants.

In a separate incident, police forces and the armed forces aborted an attempt by armed people to storm a police station in October 6 City, the Middle East News Agency reported.

Several attackers were killed and injured in the attempt, the agency added.

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