Report: BBC journalist arrested in Tahrir Square sweep

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August 2, 2011 15:14

 
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A BBC journalist was arrested by Egyptian soldiers in Cairo's Tahrir Square Monday as the army moved to break up a protest that had lasted over three weeks, AFP reported.

Shaimaa Khalil was reportedly arrested on Monday by troops backed by riot police, AFP reported. Some 80 people were arrested by authorities while clearing the central square, according to the report.

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