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  2/5/2012, Shevat 12, 5772

Egyptian Protesters Set Fire to Tax Building


Protesters in Egypt set the Cairo tax authority building on fire over the weekend. The tax authority building is next to the Interior Ministry building. Egyptian television broadcast pictures of the building going up in flames. No one was reported injured in the fire.

At least a dozen people have been killed in Egypt in the past three days, in protests of over the deaths of 74 people at the end of a soccer game in Port Sa'id last week.