Sectarian Chaos: 'New forces emerge in Egyptian power vacuum'

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Religious tensions in Egypt, that intensified following the fall of Mubarak, have now grown into full-scale riots. Over twenty people were killed and hundreds injured as clashes erupted between Coptic Christians and security forces in Cairo. What began as a peaceful rally calling for justice over attacks on Christian churches by Muslim extremists, quickly turned into the most-violent episode since February's revolution. Military vehicles were clearly seen charging through crowds and ploughing into people, while army infantry fired rubber bullets and tear gas. It's still unclear who sparked the fatal scenes, but state-owned media has placed blame with the Christian protesters. Investigative journalist Simon Assaf told RT new forces emerge from power vacuum in Egypt.

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