Egyptian police arrest senior Brotherhood politicians

by Reuters
Wednesday, 14 August 2013 17:43 GMT

CAIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Egyptian police detained senior Muslim Brotherhood officials Mohamed El-Beltagi and Essam El-Erian on Wednesday, a security official said, after the police forcibly broke up Brotherhood protest camps in Cairo.

The official said Islamist preacher Safwat Hegazi had also been detained.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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