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Egypt president declares state of emergency

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi announced on Sunday he was imposing a state of emergency for 30 days in three cities along the Suez Canal that have been the scene of the worst violence that flared up this the weekend, leaving more than 45 people dead.

 

Mursi made the announcement in a televised address in which he also said a curfew would be introduced in Port Said, Ismailia and Suez starting Monday (Reuters)