Egypt: Police, protesters clash on anniversary of uprising

January 25, 2015 2:19 PM

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Egypt: Police, protesters clash on anniversary of uprising

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday as police moved to break up scattered protests marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, killing three protesters, injuring at least 21 and arresting dozens.

The deaths — two in the Cairo district of Matariyah and one in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria — occurred when police clashed with supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group in both cities, security officials said. Earlier, a firebombing set a city tram ablaze in Alexandria and a ...

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