Photos: Egyptian police fire tear gas to disperse pro-Morsi student protesters

Egyptian police fired tear gas at participants of a pro-Morsi student demonstration as they rallied and tried to march to a protest camp at Cairo’s Rabaa Square, which security forces cleared in mid-August.

 

 

Protesters throw stones during clashes with riot police in front of the main offices of Al-Azhar University in Cairo October 20, 2013 (Reuters / Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

Riot police officers advance towards protesters at Al-Azhar University during clashes in Cairo October 20, 2013 (Reuters / Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

Egyptian students of al-Azhar university run for cover from a tear gas canister fired by riot police during clashes outside their university campus in Cairo on October 20, 2013 following an anti-army protest (AFP Photo / Khaled Desouki)

Protesters gather amidst remnants of teargas smoke during clashes with riot police at Al-Azhar University in Cairo October 20, 2013 (Reuters / Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

 

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