Report: Egyptian protesters set military vehicle ablaze

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October 9, 2011 19:33

 
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CAIRO - Egyptian Coptic Christians protesting against an attack on a church clashed with military police in Cairo and set army vehicles on fire on Sunday, live TV footage showed, in the country's latest sectarian flare-up.

Christians, who make up 10 percent of Egypt's roughly 80 million people, blamed Muslim radicals for partially demolishing a church in Aswan province last week.

They took to the streets demanding the governor be sacked for failing to protect the building.

Protesters cut off the street in front of Egypt's state television building, footage carried by Al Arabiya television showed.

Footage showed several vehicles on fire and protesters throwing petrol bombs at security forces. Witnesses reported hearing gunfire.

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