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The army had maintained a generally neutral role in the earlier mass demonstrations. But about 300 troops moved into the square at about 0300 local time (0100 GMT) on Saturday to break up a camp in the centre. Protesters say they were beaten with clubs and shots were fired.
so much for the new just like the old, and now that they have tasted blood it will not stop.
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By MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press – 1 hr 9 mins ago
CAIRO – Demonstrators burned cars and barricaded themselves with barbed wire in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, demanding the resignation of the military's chief Saturday hours after troops violently dispersed a protest there, killing at least one and injuring 71.
Originally posted by Jepic
I don't see what's wrong... They are still protesting after finding out what the military has done. It's still on.