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Clashes turn violent outside Muslim Brotherhood offices, dozens injured

An anti-Mursi protester stands with the national flag after protesters burned Muslim Brotherhood buses during clashes near the Muslim Brotherhood's national headquarters in Cairo's Moqattam district on March 22, 2013.Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters
Egyptians shout anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a demonstration, in Talaat Harb Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, on March 22, 2013.Amr Nabil / AP

By Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Hundreds of Egyptian protesters and Muslim Brotherhood supporters clashed near the group's headquarters in Cairo on Friday, and at least 30 people were wounded, medics said.

Columns of riot police stood guard as chanting protesters holding flags and banners packed streets around the Brotherhood headquarters, footage on Al Jazeera and state TV showed.

Earlier in the day, Brotherhood supporters had arrived in the vicinity on buses and were showered with stones from the protesters, and Brotherhood supporters threw stones back, witnesses said. About 30 people were wounded in the fighting, Mohamed Sultan, the head of the ambulance service, said.

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Anti-Mursi protesters carry a Muslim Brotherhood member after hitting him during clashes near the Muslim Brotherhood's national headquarters in Cairo on March 22, 2013.Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters
Egyptian policemen write a report at a destroyed branch headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood after protesters broke in to the building in Cairo, Egypt, on March 22, 2013.Amr Nabil / AP