Protesters in Tahrir Square
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Egypt protests: Tahrir Square 'absolutely packed'

Egyptians are awaiting a televised statement on the country's political crisis, as a deadline set by the army for a resolution to the turmoil passed.

Cheers echoed around Cairo's Tahrir Square, where tens of thousands of protesters have gathered.

The BBC's Ben Brown reports from Tahrir Square, which hs says is "incredibly noisy and absolutely packed."

  • 03 Jul 2013
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