By Joseph Mayton
"CAIRO: At least 9 Egyptian protesters were injured early Tuesday morning by
unknown gunmen, local Egyptian media reported, citing protesters in the
According to the reports, police also surrounded the square for the first
time since the sit-in calling for the end of President Mohamed Morsi’s regime on
November 23 began.
The unknown attackers, some of whom were masked, also lobbed Molotov
cocktails that started small fires, witnesses said.
When the attack occurred, the protesters were awakened and immediately began
chanting, “the people want the downfall of the regime,” a slogan that has come
to mark the past two weeks of demonstrations."