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Cairo's worst riots since Mubarak ends in 24 dead

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A protester stands near a line of fire during a demonstration in Cairo October 9, 2011. Nineteen people were killed in Cairo on Sunday when Christians, some carrying crosses and pictures of Jesus, clashed with military police.

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Protesters flee from tear gas during clashes with soldiers and riot police at a protest against an attack on a church in southern Egypt, in Cairo October 9, 2011. Nineteen people were killed in Cairo on Sunday when Christians, some carrying crosses and pictures of Jesus, clashed with military police.

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Protesters gather rocks during clashes with Egyptian security forces at a protest of a recent attack on a church in Cairo Egypt, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011.

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Egyptian Christians march in Cairo during a protest against an attack on a church in southern Egypt , October 9, 2011.

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Thousands of Egyptian Coptic Christians march in Cairo during a protest against the attack on a church in southern Egypt in October 9, 2011. Clashes erupted with security forces after demonstrators started hurling stones and set fire to two cars, an AFP correspondent said.

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An Egyptian man sits in between coffins as he mourns some of the 24 Coptic Christians killed during over night clashes with Egyptian security forces prior to their funeral procession from the Coptic Hospital in Cairo on October 10, 2011

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Egyptian Copts mourn over the coffin of a victim of deadly clashes, during a funeral at Abassaiya Cathedral in Cairo on October 10, 2011, a day after 24 people, mostly Christians, died in clashes with Egyptian security forces.

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Egyptian relatives of 17 of the Copts who were killed during clashes with the Egyptian army late Sunday, react after seeing their bodies outside the morgue of the Copts hospital in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Oct. 10, 2011.

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