Clashes in Cairo mark the second anniversary of overthrow of Mubarak

At a rally today to mark the second anniversaity of the overthrow of Mubarak, protesters threw stones and police retaliated with tear gas and water cannons. The rally took place in the area of the presidential palace. Travellers should be aware that this area is increasingly becoming the site of many clashes between protesters and police. Avoid public gatherings and political demonstrations as the situation can become violent unpredicatbly.

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