Riot erupts in Cairo after policeman kills man over cup of tea

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By Omar Fahmy and Ahmed Aboulenein

A riot erupted in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday after a policeman shot three people after an argument over the price of a cup of tea, killing one of them, the Interior Ministry and witnesses said.

Public anger over allegations of police brutality has been bubbling over the past months, with several incidents spilling over into skirmishes and protests, five years after the ministry’s officers were a major focus of the 2011 uprising.

One of the onlookers held up a bullet casing and accused the police of...


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Riot erupts in Cairo after policeman kills man over cup of tea


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