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Feb 24, 2013 | 16:37 GMT

Egypt: Protests Block Rail Lines To Cairo For Second Day

Thousands of brick workers protesting rising industrial oil prices blocked rail lines by removing tracks near Beni Suef, resulting in the cancellation of nearly 20 scheduled trains to Cairo, security officials said, AP reported Feb. 24. According to a protester, the demonstrators plan to rally outside the Cabinet building next. Rising unrest is a symptom of economic challenges facing the country as the fledgling Muslim Brotherhood government attempts to forge a political strategy.

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