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Clashes over Arab Spring anniversary leave 18 dead in Egypt
Clashes over Arab Spring anniversary leave 18 dead in Egypt

Demonstrations marking the anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising were marred by bombings and clashes with authorities that saw at least 18 people killed and 50 injured, most of them in northern sections of Cairo. The deadliest violence Sunday took place in the Matariya district, where Islamist dissidents are abundant and often lock horns with security forces. Ten died in fierce clashes between anti-government crowds and security forces in the restive district, according to the Health Ministry. Three people died elsewhere in Cairo, including two police cadets killed in a bombing. There were also causalities in Giza, in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria and in a village west of Nile...

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