Coverage of ongoing events in Egypt
Demonstrators hurl petrol bombs at Egypt's presidential palace and police fire water canon and tear gas as night falls in Cairo. Rough Cut
Protesters throw fireworks on police in front of the presidential palace, in Cairo February 1, 2013. Opponents of Mursi hurled petrol bombs at his palace on Friday as protesters returned to the streets of Egypt demanding his overthrow after the deadliest violence of his seven months in power. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
One dead, dozens hurt as police clash with Egypt protesters
At least one protester was shot dead and dozens wounded on Friday when riot police clashed with demonstrators demanding the overthrow of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, witnesses said.
Youths threw petrol bombs and shot fireworks at the outer wall of Mursi's Cairo presidential compound as night fell. Police responded by firing water cannon and tear gas leading to skirmishes in the surrounding streets.
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