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Egypt protestor killed outside Cabinet: Officials

Associated Press
Nov 26, 2011 at 02:31pm IST

Cairo: Egyptian medical officials say that one demonstrator has been killed outside the country's Cabinet building, where protestors have camped overnight to prevent the entrance of the country's newly-appointed prime minister.

Witnesses say that the protestor was killed when an army vehicle ran over him early on Saturday.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to speak to the media.

Egypt protestor killed outside Cabinet: Officials

Witnesses say that the protester was killed when an army vehicle ran over him early on Saturday. (Associated Press)

Thousands more demonstrators are gathered in the capital's Tahrir Square. Officials say more than 40 people have been killed across the country in eight days of protests demanding the end of military rule.

The military's choice of Kamal el-Ganzouri, who served as prime minister between 1996 and 1999 under deposed President Hosni Mubarak, has deepened the anger of the protestors.

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