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Egyptian riots day 6: THOUSANDS of Prisoners escape, Musems Looted,many stranded.

January 31, 2011 Comments off

More than 102 dead and thousands of prisoners on the loose in Egypt as 30,000 stranded Britons struggle to leave the country

Around 30,000 British tourists were stranded in Egypt today as army planes buzzed low over Cairo on the sixth day of uprisings.

At least 102 people have been killed, more than 2,000 are injured and there were calls for a multi-party democracy to emerge as President Hosni Mubarack’s grip on power loosens.

Gangs of armed men attacked at least four jails across Egypt before dawn today, helping to free hundreds of Muslim militants and thousands of other inmates as police vanished from the streets of Cairo and other cities.

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Show of strength: Egyptians surround an army tank during protests in central Cairo on the sixth day of actionShow of strength: Egyptians surround an army tank during protests in central Cairo on the sixth day of action 

Last night a handful Brits that managed to board flights returning back from Cairo described their relief at escaping the riot-torn country. Read more…