Egypt clashes leave 590 injured

By REUTERS
June 29, 2011 15:55

CAIRO - Clashes between Egyptian police and stone throwing youths that broke out in Cairo on Tuesday and continued overnight have left 590 people injured, the Health Ministry said.

Up to 40 members of the security forces were among those hurt, it said in a statement. Ambulance workers treated people mostly for inhaling tear gas that police fired to disperse the rioting youths.


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