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Muslim Brotherhood, protesters clash

March 22, 2013 at 5:57 PM   |   Comments

CAIRO, March 22 (UPI) -- Members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and opponents engaged in a fight that caused many injuries outside the group's Cairo headquarters Friday, officials said.

Hundreds of people were involved in the clash, with both sides throwing rocks, Ahram Online reported.

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood linked arms and surrounded the building to protect it from attacks.

Opponents condemned reports of the group's members and guards allegedly attacking a group of anti-Muslim Brotherhood protesters.

On Thursday, the Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guidance Bureau asked supporters to show up Friday to defend the headquarters from attacks, the Middle East News Agency reported.

Supporters had been called upon to sacrifice anything to defend the building, one Muslim Brotherhood member told al-Masry al-Youm.

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