Friday protests in Egypt turn violent - Update

About 6,000 people protesting outside Cairo’s Rabia al Adawiya Mosque marched toward the Republican Guard headquarters. Egyptian security forces reportedly fired on the crowd. There are no official reports of injuries or deaths yet.

Travellers are reminded that many countries are advising citizens to avoid travel to Egypt at this time. If already in Egypt, travellers should remain at a safe location and avoid travelling, even locally.

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