Protesters in Mansoura, northern Egypt
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Amateur video shows Mansoura anti-government protest

Tens of thousands of Egyptians are taking part in a "day of departure" to try to oust President Hosni Mubarak.

While the main focus of the protests have been in Cairo's Tahrir Square, many also took to the streets in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura.

The amateur video footage shows large crowds of protesters chanting similar slogans as those heard in Cairo, BBC Arabic said.

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