More violence in Egypt as referendum vote proceeds as planned

Islamic groups attacked the offices of an Egyptian opposition party newspaper with petrol bombs and bird shot during the referendum voting. There appeared to be 2 people injured. Government and opposition groups are already making conflicting claims regarding the results of the first round of voting. A second round takes place next Saturday. Travellers should exercise caution during this tense and volatile moment in Egyptian politics. Avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent.

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