Middle East
Scores injured in Egypt sectarian attacks
At least 78 people injured as Coptic Christian sit-in is attacked.
Last Modified: 15 May 2011 20:10

The head of the Coptic church in Egypt has called on his followers to end their protests.

Christians have been demonstrating in Cairo for almost a week, demanding more rights and better protection by police.

Earlier on Sunday, a mob had attacked the demonstrators, leaving at least 78 people injured.

Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Cairo.

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