Muslim Brotherhood buses set on fire, 120 injured in Cairo clashes

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Four buses belonging to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood were torched and about 120 people were injured in clashes between opposition protesters and the group’s loyalists near the Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo.

The violence erupted after activists marched to the building guarded by police and Brotherhood members. More than 120 people were hurt as the two sides pelted each other with stones, emergency services chief Mohammed Soltan told MENA.

Shots were heard as hundreds of opposition activists and the Islamists battled in the streets of the Mokattam neighborhood where the headquarters are situated, but there were no immediate reports of gunshot casualties.

Police had fired tear gas at the protesters outside the headquarters before the clashes moved elsewhere in the neighborhood.