Tahrir Square riots continue (PHOTOS)

An Egyptian protester prepares to hurl a tear gas canister back at security forces as others run for cover on the third day of clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo on November 21, 2011. Fresh clashes erupted in Cairo between police and protesters demanding the end of military rule, as the death toll climbed to 22 and the spiralling unrest threatened to overshadow the first polls since Hosni Mubarak's ouster.

The violent clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters continued in the streets near Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Wednesday, for the fifth straight day.

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Edited by Kyle Kim