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Egypt unrest: Morsi declares emergency in three cities

A state of emergency has been declared in three Egyptian cities after a wave of political violence which claimed the lives of more than 40 people over the weekend.

President Muhammed Morsi made the announcement after thousands took to the streets for the funerals of those killed in Saturday's clashes.

Those disturbances were sparked by death sentences handed down to football fans involved in a riot last year.

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from Cairo.

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