Police fire on protests in Cairo; at least 1 dead

January 29, 2011 17:22

CAIRO — Police opened fire on a massive crowd of protesters in downtown Cairo Saturday, killing at least one demonstrator.

Thousands of protesters were trying to storm the Interior Ministry located in the heart of the city.

At least one body was seen being carried out on the shoulders of protesters Saturday. Many people were wounded as well.

It was not immediately clear whether the riot police were shooting live ammunition or rubber bullets.

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