Demolitions spark clashes in Egypt

Slum dwellers battle police as government moves to pull down illegal buildings.



    In the Egyptian capital, Cairo, residents of poorer areas are resisting government efforts to demolish their homes.

    Tensions are high after residents clashed with police.

    As Rawya Rageh reports, the confrontation highlights the long running struggle involving illegally built slums which are home to many Egyptians.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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