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Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square

Protesters against Egypt's military rule clash with police, who fired rubber bullets and tear gas

Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
An Egyptian police vehicle burns as protesters chant during clashes with riot police at Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square on November 19, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
Egyptian police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a sit-in among whose organisers were people injured during the Arab Spring which overthrew veteran president Hosni Mubarak (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
The clashes were the biggest security challenge yet for the country's ruling generals days before scheduled elections (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
Protesters broke chunks of cement from pavements and hurled them at police in clashes in which police lost control of Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square twice in the day (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
An Egyptian police vehicle burns as protesters clash with riot police (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
As police fired round after round of tear gas at protesters near the interior ministry, closer to Tahrir protesters laid sheets of metal to block roads into the square (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
Staggered voting is due to begin on Nov 28 in Egypt but could be disrupted if violence spreads (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
The vote is being overshadowed by a row between political parties and the government over ground rules for a draft constitution that could leave the army free of civilian control (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
About 5,000 protesters had converged on Tahrir on Saturday afternoon when police tried to evict the remnants of a 50,000-strong demonstration a day earlier, mostly by Islamists demanding the departure of the military (AFP/Getty Images)
Two killed as clashes erupt at Cairo's Tahrir Square
Buildings and two cars in the square were set on fire, witnesses said. A third vehicle close to the Arab League's headquarters was also burned (AFP/Getty Images)