2012-11-27 20:58:15

Thousands protest at Tahrir Square after Morsi expands presidential powers

In Egypt, at least one protester died today after inhaling tear gas as thousands filled Cairo’s Tahrir Square, chanting and waving flags. By evening the AP put the crowd at more than 200,000. The protester died after clashes with police, bringing the death toll after nearly a week of protests to at least three. Egypt’s security forces have made hundreds of arrests. AP also says police heavily beat one of its photographers while he was covering the event.

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