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23 Killed as Egypt Church Protests Turn Violent

Posted October 9th, 2011 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 23 people were killed and 150 injured Sunday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, when a protest by Coptic Christians over the recent burning of a church escalated into rioting against military rule. Protesters used firebombs, set army vehicles alight and battled with security forces in Egypt’s most violent clashes since the February uprising […]

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19 Killed as Egypt Christians Riot Over Church Attack

Posted October 9th, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Egyptian medical sources say at least 19 people were killed and 150 injured Sunday when Coptic Christians protesting a recent attack on a church clashed with security forces in the capital, Cairo. Rioters used firebombs, set army vehicles on fire and battled with security forces outside the state television building, in Egypt’s latest sectarian flare-up. […]

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Egypt Sectarian Riot Kills 17: Sources

Posted October 9th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Egyptian sources say at least 17 people were killed Sunday when Coptic Christians protesting a recent attack on a church clashed with security forces in the capital, Cairo. Rioters used gasoline bombs, set army vehicles on fire and battled with security outside the state television building in Egypt’s latest sectarian flare-up. Hundreds of protesters clashed […]

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Egypt Sectarian Riot Kills 3 Soldiers

Posted October 9th, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s state television says rioting by Christians protesting a recent attack on a church has killed at least three soldiers and injured dozens of people. Rioters set army vehicles on fire and clashed with police Sunday, in the latest sectarian violence. Many Egyptian Christians blame Muslim radicals for burning a church in southern Egypt last […]

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