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Fighting broke out throughout Cairo and in other cities in response to the police action. Government buildings and Christian churches were attacked. The Brotherhood's response appeared to be calculated, and government sources said that some protesters were armed and fired upon them. Over 600 persons have been killed and over 4000 have been injured. And the number keeps climbing as the violence drags on.
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