Protester killed in Egypt ahead of anniversary of 2011 uprising

January 24, 2015 5:08 PM

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CAIRO (Reuters) - A woman protester was shot dead in central Cairo on Saturday, security sources said, one day before the anniversary of the popular uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

A security crackdown mounted after the army toppled president Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013 had virtually ended street demonstrations.

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