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Egypt police fire teargas to scatter Tahrir Square protesters

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(Globalpost/GlobalPost)

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces fired teargas to disperse protesters demonstrating against the army-backed government in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Sunday, witnesses said.

Several hundred people had chanted "down down with military rule" and one protester had hung a picture of ousted President Mohamed Mursi from a lamppost before the teargas volleys began.

(Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131201/egypt-police-fire-teargas-scatter-tahrir-square-protesters