In Egypt, Violent Clashes Between Muslims, Copts At Ain Shams
Violent clashes broke out between Christian Copts and Salafi Muslims, in the Ain Shams suburb of Cairo.
The Muslims were demonstrating in front of the Church of the Virgin, in protest against its reopening, by government decision, after it had been closed for three years.
A number of Christians were injured. Army forces intervened to end the crisis.
Source: Al-Dustour, Egypt, May 20, 2011
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