EGYPT TO PROBE DEADLY CLASHES

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STORY: EGYPT TO PROBE DEADLY CLASHESDATELINE: Oct. 10, 2011LENGTH: 0:01:40LOCATION: CairoPKGINTROEgypt's ruling military council has called on the government to carry out a swift investigation into clashes that erupted in the capital Cairo between Christian protesters and military police. The clashes have left at least 24 people dead and more than 200 others injured.The violence also raised concerns over Egypt's security and stability ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections.World News reports. PKGThis is one of the most violent clashes in downtown Cairo since mid-February, when mass protests forced former president Hosni Mubarak to resign.Coptic Christians protesting about an attack on a church set cars on fire, burned army vehicles and hurled rocks at military police.Twenty-four people were killed, most of them Christians, and about 200 were injured. The health ministry said at least ten of the injured were still in critical conditions. Egyptia's Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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