Cairo protests turn violent for first time in a week

By MELANIE LIDMAN, JPOST CORRESPONDENT IN CAIRO
February 2, 2011 14:48




Protests in Cairo turned violent on Wednesday afternoon, with protesters throwing large rocks at each other.

Women and children were hiding behind tanks in the streets as men in suits threw stones at each other. The protests have not been this violent in nearly a week.

The army was using tear gas to disperse crowds.


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