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.

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Report: Egypt's defence council calls for calm after clashes

Egypt's National Defence Council headed by President Mohammed Morsi has called for national dialogue, and has condemned violence across the country, Reuters is reporting.

President Morsi sent troops to Suez, in eastern Egypt last night, after eight people died in clashes between protesters and state security police.

Information Minister Salah Abdel Maqsoud said they were considering declaring a curfew or a state of emergency in areas where there violence was taking place if needed.

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