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Unknown attackers kill eight at Cairo protest

Unknown assailants have killed at least eight people protesting against Egypt's ruling generals near the Defense Ministry in Cairo.

(BBC NEWS) CAIRO - Witnesses described how the attackers set on them at dawn using rocks, clubs, firebombs and firing shotguns.

Up to 100 people were also reportedly injured and are being treated at a field clinic in the Abbasiya district.

Many of the protesters are supporters of a Salafist preacher barred from standing in the presidential election.

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