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Egyptian police fire tear gas at student protesters in Cairo

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Scores of students marched from a university in Cairo on Monday to the country's defense ministry, where they clashed with police who fired tear gas to disperse them. The students were said to be mainly supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi, whose supporters have staged near daily demonstrations since he was removed by the army in July. Protesters burned tires and threw stones, and several were treated for tear gas inhalation during the clashes in Cairo's Abbasiya neighborhood, which houses the defense ministry and other government buildings. Egypt's interim government and security forces have struggled to assert control over the protests on university campuses throughout the country over the past few weeks. While the protests have mainly been driven by Mursi supporters, other students have joined in solidarity, many of them angered by a restrictive new protest law and mass arrests of activists. Mursi, Egypt's

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