Ahmed Shafiq's campaign headquarters
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Headquarters of Egyptian presidential candidate set on fire

The campaign headquarters of Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has been attacked, with protesters setting fire to the building.

Egyptian TV broadcast footage of the fire in the Dokki district of the capital Cairo.

The blaze was quickly put out with no signs of serious damage and no reports of any injuries.

The BBC's Jon Leyne describes why the protests have happened, from outside of Mr Shafiq's campaign headquarters.

  • 29 May 2012