05 Mar '11, 7am

To keep u updated......Hundreds march on State Security building in Egypt via @cmswire

CAIRO - HUNDREDS of Egyptian protesters attempted to storm a building belonging to the internal security service in Alexandria in an outpouring of anger at the agency blamed for some of the worst human rights violations during ousted President Hosni Mubarak's rule. Officers inside the building opened fire on the crowd on Friday, injuring three demonstrators, according to a medic and one of the protesters. Tensions remain high even as Egypt's military, which took control of the country after Mr Mubarak stepped down on Feb 11, takes steps to meet the protesters' demands before a promised return to civilian rule. One of the protesters' key remaining demands is for the dismantling of Egypt's State Security Agency. Earlier on Friday, crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Square celebrated the military's choice of a new prime minister to replace the one Mr Mubarak had appointed. The new prem...

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