Fires rage in Tahrir Square, Cairo
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Petrol bombs thrown in Cairo as night falls

Fierce clashes have continued into the night in Cairo as supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and anti-government protesters refuse to back down.

Gunfire was heard as rival groups of stone-throwing demonstrators fought pitched battles in and around the city's Tahrir Square. Petrol-bombs were also thrown.

  • 02 Feb 2011