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Euphoric Egyptians light up helicopter with laser beams

4 July 2013 Last updated at 12:37 BST

Egyptian military helicopters hovered over tens of thousands of people gathered in Tahrir Square on Wednesday after the army ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

Many waved flags and shone laser beams at the aircraft flying overhead.

The helicopters intermittently flew across the sky, showering the crowds below with small Egyptian flags.