Crowd gathers in Tahrir Square for uprising anniversary

A crowd of people are chanting in Egypt's Tahrir Square ahead of expected demonstrations marking the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.

Watch: Riot police setting fire to tents in Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square in Egypt Credit: Reuters

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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.