Egypt: Protests breach presidential palace cordon

Anti Morsi protests in Tahrir Square Nov 27.

Riot police tear-gas demonstrators outside Morsi’s palace; thousands stage “last warning” protests against Morsi decree.

CAIRO – Egyptian police fired tear gas at protesters demonstrating against President Mohamed Morsi’s drive to hold a snap referendum on a new constitution and some broke through police lines around his palace, live television footage showed.

Several thousand protesters had gathered nearby in what they dubbed “last warning” protests against Morsi, who hasangered opponents with a November 22 decree that expanded his powers. “The people want the downfall of the regime,” chanted the protesters.



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