Four protesters killed in clashes in Cairo - security sources

by Reuters
Saturday, 25 January 2014 14:00 GMT

Supporters of Egypt's army and police cheer with national flags in front of armoured personnel carriers (APC) in front of Tahrir square in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt's uprising, January 25, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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CAIRO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Four protesters were killed on Saturday in clashes that erupted during anti-government marches in Cairo, security sources said, on the anniversary of the revolt that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

The sources gave no further details. Reuters witnesses had earlier seen Egyptian police fire live rounds in the air, along with tear gas and birdshot, to disperse protesters.

(Reporting By Sameh Bardisi; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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