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Explosives thrown at Cairo protesters, tents on fire

Saturday, January 12, 2013 9:57 PM 
Military forces at the presidential palace on December 6, 2012 - Aswat Masriya

CAIRO, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Unknown attackers threw petrol bombs at tents housing protesters outside the Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo on Saturday, witnesses said.

A Reuters reporter saw several tents on fire and ambulances driving away from the scene late on Saturday evening.

Protesters opposing an Islamist-backed constitution have been camped outside the residence of President Mohamed Mursi for several weeks. (Reporting by Yasmine Saleh and Maria Golovnina; Editing by Rosalind Russell)

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