62 killed over last 2 days of protests in Egypt

Egyptians protest in front of an army tank in central Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. Hundreds of anti-government protesters have returned to C AP – Egyptians protest in front of an army tank in central Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. Hundreds …

CAIRO – Egyptian security officials say at least 62 people have been killed nationwide over the last two days of mass anti-government protests.

The officials say an additional 2,000 people have been injured in the demonstrations, that have included violent clashes between police and protesters.

They said Saturday the figures include injuries and deaths of both protesters and security forces.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to brief the media.

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