Posted: Saturday 4th February 2012 at 18:50 pm

Egypt: Seven Die in Cairo Clashes

Death toll of clashes between protesters and security forces in Cairo and Suez rises to 12.

Clashes near the Interior Ministry on Saturday resulted in the death of seven people, five died today while two others died yesterday, one of whom was a conscript, Undersecretary of Ministry of Health, Hesham Shiha, said to the Middle East News Agency (MENA).

Aswat Masriya correspondent reported that the death toll in Suez city rose to five on Saturday after clashes near Suez police headquarters.

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