Protesters with a tank in Tahrir Square
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Egypt protesters block tank advance into Tahrir Square

Demonstrators in Tahrir Square placed themselves in the paths of tanks to block the army from moving further into the area.

The BBC's Jim Muir said that protesters spent the night sleeping under the tracks of tanks to ensure that they could not advance.

  • 06 Feb 2011
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