Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square (about 2 hours ago) :(

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square now

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Was this related to the Pro Morsi sit-ins that are being dispersed today Keefy ?
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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square now

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Yes Bullet Magnet
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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square now

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Thanks Keefy,

Its hard to tell by those pictures, but there are not many people around, so was this a quick skirmish, resulting in both sides leaving the area ?

Now Ramadan is over, anything could happen..
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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square now

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The Black Smoke rising from the Area around the AH Mosque looks terrible from the roof looking across the river. Its black smoke so could be vehicles on fire, but there is a video on a blog site showing a clothes shop on fire in Luxor.

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square now

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Goodness knows what is happening in Luxor, but it looks like the area around the AH Mosque is well alight, when looking from the West Bank.

Think by now its time to say goodbye to Tourism for a long time, meaning poverty, no jobs, and families with injured and fatally injured members.

Its unthinkable!!!!!!!

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square now

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Don't know where you get the fatally injured etc from, there is a car on fire in AH, no trouble on Medina or TV St or Awamia.

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square now

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Just been out to get some cigarettes, most shops have closed. plumes of black smoke fill the sky in the direction of Abu Haggag Square.

No Police or security forces in sight so far.

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The British Embassy in Cairo is closed to the public until further notice, Train service has stopped, All bank have closed. Some shops have been vandalised and set on fire.

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square now

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Riot police just arrived to the Square which led protesters to retreat (about 20 minutes ago)
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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square 14th Aug 20

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Horus Hotel on fire.

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Abu hagag square 14th Aug 20

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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More photo's and Video's of today in Luxor.

(around 40 minutes ago)
Fire Brigade put out fire at Horus Hotel.
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(around 1 hour ago)
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Aug 14, 2013 1:32pm
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Aug 14, 2013 12:17pm
Setting a clothes shop behind Luxor temple on fire during clashes between protesters (Pro-Morsi) and local people.
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Aug 14, 2013 1:36pm
Riot Police cleared the square and securing the train station street
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Aug 14, 2013 1:55pm
Looting in Luxor. Supermarket and two restaurant opposite of the train Station.
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Source: Luxor Times - http://www.facebook.com/luxortimesmagazine
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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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Similar incidents are happening in Hurghada :(
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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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DJKeefy wrote:Similar incidents are happening in Hurghada :(
I was not expecting that....

I see the boys in Black are out.. that is never a good sign either.....
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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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DJKeefy wrote:Similar incidents are happening in Hurghada :(
Do you have any source, further details Keefy? I'm due to fly to Hurghada on Friday.

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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timetraveller wrote:
DJKeefy wrote:Similar incidents are happening in Hurghada :(
Do you have any source, further details Keefy? I'm due to fly to Hurghada on Friday.
Sorry I don't, It was a call from a good source though, he mentioned similar things to what has been posted above that is happening in Luxor.
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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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Muslim brotherhood violence in Dahar square Hurghada (about 5 horus ago)

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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Thanks for keeping everyone up to date on the various places, Keefy. News about Aswan is always hard to find.

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Re: Demonstrations happening in Luxor 14th Aug 2013

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If we go by the past few years incidents, tonight will be the time it will kick off big time :(
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