Gunmen fire on protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square
Egyptian security officials say masked gunmen drove into Cairo's Tahrir Square and opened fired on an anti-government sit-in, seriously wounding two activists. They said the four gunmen also vandalized vehicles in the area, including those of the US Embassy, early Monday.


The US Embassy, which is off Tahrir Square, said vandals attacked an Embassy van, slashing its tires and breaking a window. It warned US citizens in a warden message against going to the square in downtown Cairo, where New Year's celebrations are planned later. (AP)