Deadly clashes in Suez

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has sent troops to Suez, in eastern Egypt, after eight people died in clashes between protesters and state security police.

Protesters block roads in Egypt's second city

Protesters block roads around a main square in Alexandria, Egypt.
Protesters block roads around a main square in Alexandria, Egypt. Credit: Asmaa Waguih / Reuters

Hundreds of protesters in Egypt's second largest city, Alexandria, blocked roads and tramways around one of the main squares in the city.

A man prays in a main square where protesters have gathered to mark two years since the Egyptian revolution. Credit: Reuters / Asmaa Waguih

Scuffles broke out between tram drivers and a number of protester blocking the route, according to local media.

Masked protesters block the tramway tracks near a main square to launch the second anniversary of the January 25 revolution in Alexandria
Masked protesters block the tramway tracks near a main square to launch the second anniversary of the January 25 revolution in Alexandria Credit: Reuters / Asmaa Waguih

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