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WATCH: Uproar over video of female Egyptian students dancing in classroom

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Egyptian media and several twitter users have posted a video of female students dancing to local street rap music in a classroom in the governorate of Domyat, north of the country. It has also lead to a wave of anger in some quarters and calls for an immediate investigation.

The video shows the high school girls at an Arts Secondary school dancing to the ghetto music. As soon as the video went online, it went viral across all social media platforms.

Enetually, it lead to the Education Directorate in Domyat expeling the school’s principal.

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education in Domyat, Ahmed Swelam, has referred the school’s principal, classroom supervisors and teachers for investigation.

According to several tweets, the video was taken last week, showing several female students dancing enthusiastically while their colleagues took videos of them using their mobile phones.

According to some sources, one of the students sent the video to her brother, who then shared it with his friends. The video spread across the school’s neighborhood, and eventually landed on Youtube and other social media platforms.