Celebrations pose Tahrir Square Egypt 311 AP.
(photo credit: AP)
Eighteen days of protests demanding the resignation of Egyptian
President Hosni Mubarak culminated Friday night with Egyptians
celebrating the president's fall."This
is the happiest day in my generation," said Ali al-Tayab, a
demonstrator who paid tribute to those who died in clashes with police
and Mubarak supporters. "To the martyrs, this is your day."
presidential palace in Cairo, where demonstrators had gathered in the
thousands, people flashed the V-for-victory sign and shouted, "Be happy,
Egyptians, today is a feast" and "He stepped down."
Associated Press contributed to this report.
Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>