Cairo vendors killed in mass brawl


At least 12 people have been killed in a fight in central Cairo involving street vendors.

Egyptian state media reported that the brawl took place in the al-Moski area of the capital.

The fight was reportedly caused by a dispute between street vendors over spaces.

Most of the victims died after a shop they took refuge in was set on fire, according to a report by the AFP news agency.

There is so far no suggestion that the fight is linked to the political crisis in Egypt.

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