Egypt police to return to streets on Monday-sources

CAIRO Sun Jan 30, 2011 12:09pm EST

CAIRO Jan 30 (Reuters) - Egypt's police, withdrawn after the army were sent in to restore order in cities amidst widespread anti-government protests, will return to the streets on Monday, security sources said.

One of the sources said police would return to traffic, criminal and other work but would not be sent in to confront protesters, with whom they clashed often violently in the first days of the protests.

The army were ordered in on Friday. (Writing by Edmund Blair)

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secure wrote:
good luck to the people of egypt

Jan 30, 2011 1:39pm EST  --  Report as abuse
secure wrote:
just because usa are allies with mubarak .. does not mean usa dictates..
egyptian people have the right to choose their president .. mubarak has to go!

Jan 30, 2011 1:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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