Thousands join Cairo protests

Protesters clash with police and demand that Hosni Mubarak, the president, step down.

    Thousands of protesters are marching in Cairo, the Egyptian capital, to demand that Hosni Mubarak, the president, step down.

    They clashed with riot police in a rare show of strength by the people.

    Many in the crowds called for a Tunisian style ousting of Mubarak.

    Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Cairo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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