Middle East

January 28, 2011

Mad scene in Suez showed the depth of Egypt's anger

A peaceful march after Friday's midday prayers turned into an anarchic riot when throngs of young Egyptians pushed through tear gas and volleys of rubber bullets to breach the District 40 police station's main gate. Policemen who’d tried to escape were yanked off their motorbikes and beaten bloody. At least six armored personnel carriers were set ablaze — perhaps with police inside.

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