Street in Gharbiya, Egypt
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Two suspected criminals lynched by Egyptian mob

20 March 2013 Last updated at 07:57 GMT

It is footage that has shocked many Egyptians - a huge mob in the delta region of Gharbiya lynching, beating and hanging two suspected criminals.

The father of one of the victims said he was powerless to stop the mob as they beat his son to death.

Aleem Maqbool reports.