Egyptian police throw tear gas at Tahrir Square protesters

One man died from inhaling the gas as 200,000 gathered to protest in Cairo

By Natasha Lennard
November 28, 2012 10:29PM (UTC)
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Once again, Cairo's Tahrir Square is thronging with protesters. On Tuesday, more than 200,000 people gathered in opposition to President Mohammed Morsi's far-reaching new decrees.

Egyptian police threw tear gas canisters into the crowd, which is comparable in size to those of the 2011 Arab Spring. According to reports, one middle-aged man died from inhaling tear gas on Tuesday.


Reuters posted this video:


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