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Death toll goes up in Egypt Christian clashes as tension remains
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 16:03 Published in Europe

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Cairo — The number of dead within clashes in between the military and also pro-Coptic Christian protesters within Egypt more than the weekend rose to minimum 25, along with at minimum 272 injured. But conflicting stories coming from the two ends pointed out the death toll might become to 29 within violence which an military spokesman assumed might have been led by a “concealed hand” connected with neither side. Numerous of the dead and also hurt were smashed by racing army vehicles, stated Dr. Adel al-Dawi of the ministry. The most serious within Egypt because President Hosni Mubarak has been toppled through a well-known revolution within February — has introduced the nation back to the stressed, violent time period prior to the rebellion, Prime Minister Essam Sharaf stated Monday. “Rather than proceeding ahead, all of us discovered ourselves rushing to get safety,” Sharaf stated upon state television within an early morning speech, observing that the event had developed “martyrs, each civilian and also from the army.”100s of Coptic Christians rallied outside a medical center Monday, chanting “The military has it’s tanks however all of us have our prayers,”.

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