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Violence flares in Cairo as Egyptians vote

An elderly woman (C) sits as she queues outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An elderly woman (C) sits as she queues outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An elderly woman (C) sits as she queues outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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An Egyptian man shows his finger marked with ink after voting during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian man shows his finger marked with ink after voting during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian man shows his finger marked with ink after voting during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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People queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

People queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

People queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Women queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Women queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Women queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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An Egyptian woman casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian woman casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian woman casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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An Egyptian man (C) looks on as a soldier gestures while standing in line to vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian man (C) looks on as a soldier gestures while standing in line to vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed...more

An Egyptian man (C) looks on as a soldier gestures while standing in line to vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Soldiers stand guard as people wait outside a polling center to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Soldiers stand guard as people wait outside a polling center to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Soldiers stand guard as people wait outside a polling center to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Women queue outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Women queue outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Women queue outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Workers check the identity of female voters at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, as they queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Workers check the identity of female voters at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, as they queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Workers check the identity of female voters at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, as they queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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An Egyptian (R) casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian (R) casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian (R) casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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People look for their names at a polling station before casting their votes during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

People look for their names at a polling station before casting their votes during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

People look for their names at a polling station before casting their votes during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A soldier stands guard in front of men queuing to vote outside a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A soldier stands guard in front of men queuing to vote outside a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A soldier stands guard in front of men queuing to vote outside a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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A soldier stands guard as women queue outside a polling center to vote in referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. Polling stations opened on Saturday in a referendum on a new constitution shaped by Islamist allies of Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi and which his liberal rivals say deepens divisions in the nation. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A soldier stands guard as women queue outside a polling center to vote in referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. Polling stations opened on Saturday in a referendum on a new constitution shaped by Islamist allies of...more

A soldier stands guard as women queue outside a polling center to vote in referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. Polling stations opened on Saturday in a referendum on a new constitution shaped by Islamist allies of Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi and which his liberal rivals say deepens divisions in the nation. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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An employee points to a ballot box as a woman casts her ballot during a voting in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

An employee points to a ballot box as a woman casts her ballot during a voting in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

An employee points to a ballot box as a woman casts her ballot during a voting in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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