A shocking video has been released in the internet showing the violent crackdown of police and security during the protests over the weekend.
Riot police are spreading tear gas and firing rubber bullets as the crowd of stone-throwing protesters at Egypt’s Tahrir Square begins to swell.
RT’s Paula Slier reports from Cairo that the situation on the ground remains extremely tense.
Some of the rubber bullets have gone astray, hitting residential buildings nearby and starting fires.
Paula has encountered at least a dozen ambulances and a fire brigade quickly responding.
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According to the health ministry 22 peaple have been killed since Saturday.
Clashes have continued through the morning in the vicinity of the square in central Cairo, Al Jazeera Mike Hanna reports.
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Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Tahrir Square, where despite an earlier agreement to allow protesters to remain in the epicentre of the square, clashes have once again broken out.