Security tightened in Egypt on anniversary of 2011 uprising as activists mourn latest death

January 25, 2015 7:45 AM

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Security tightened in Egypt on anniversary of 2011 uprising as activists mourn latest death

The coffin of Shaimaa el-Sabagh is carried out of the Zenhom morgue in Cairo, Egypt early Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. On the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, activists mourned the death of el-Sabagh, a 32-year-old mother of one from the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, who was shot Saturday in downtown Cairo while taking part in a gathering commemorating the nearly 900 protesters killed in the revolt. Activists blame police for the death and the government says it is investigating. (AP Photo/Ahmed Abd El-Gwad, El Shorouk Newspaper) ** EGYPT OUT** (The Associated Press)

CAIRO – Authorities in Egypt have tightened security in Cairo and other cities in anticipation of possible protests to mark the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

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