08 Feb '11, 12am

Mubarak orders 'independent' investigation into deadly violence Includes "credible & independent figures"

Mubarak orders 'independent' investigation into deadly violence Includes "credible & independent figures"

An opposition supporter sleeps inside a burnt out minivan on the front line near Tahrir Square in Cairo. Egypt president Hosni Mubarak has ordered an 'independent, transparent' probe into the violence in Cairo. -- PHOTO: REUTERS CAIRO - EGYPTIAN President Hosni Mubarak has ordered an 'independent' probe into the deadly violence in Cairo last week when his supporters clashed with protesters, the official Mena news agency reported on Monday. Mr Mubarak 'has given instructions for the creation of a ... transparent, independent and impartial investigatory commission (made up) of Egyptian figures known for their honesty and their credibility to investigate the events of last Wednesday,' the agency reported. The commission will investigate 'the terrible and unacceptable violations that made some protesters innocent victims.' 'President Mubarak ... assured that he shares the pain...

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