Prosecution orders 10 arrested over cathedral clashes

The West Cairo Prosecution has ordered arrest of 10 people suspected of involvement in the violent clashes that broke out around St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral Sunday.

The suspects will be detained for four days, pending investigations into charges on assaulting police, thuggery, arms possession and damaging property.

The suspects, six of whom have criminal records, have denied all charges.

Edited translation from MENA

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