25 Jan '11, 9pm

Holy moley! Twitter alerts gone crazy for #egypt - #jan25

CAIRO: Three people died on Tuesday during protests across Egypt, where tens of thousands took to the streets to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak inspired by Tunisia's uprising. Two protesters, Ahmed Soliman Gaber and Mustafa Ragab, died in the port city of Suez in clashes between police and demonstrators, medical officials told AFP. A policeman, Ahmed Aziz, died from his wounds in Cairo, where thousands had gathered in Tahrir Square, a security official said. No details were provided about the circumstances of the deaths. In several cities, including Cairo and Suez, police fired tear gas at protesters, who responded by throwing rocks. The protests were considered the largest and most significant since riots over bread subsidies shook the Arab world's most populous nation in 1977. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged all sides to "exercise restraint" and...

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